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Do you make money from the recreational fishing industry? Show your support by joining your trade association!

Your membership helps us protect fishing’s future and encourage participation in recreational fishing.


Australia’s recreational fishing trade is a great industry we should be proud of and willing to protect. However, AFTA can only continue protecting and promoting our industry if it is supported by the industry, which means through membership and the annual tackle show.


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Offshore Wind Industry Consultation Process

On 3 July 2024, the Senate referred an inquiry into the Offshore wind industry consultation process for inquiry and report by the last sitting day in February 2025. The closing date for submissions is 30 August 2024. The consultation process undertaken on behalf of...

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Shark Depredation – Can you help AFTA ?

Shark Depredation AFTA is working on a policy discussion paper on "The Economic, Social, and Environmental Effects of Shark Interactions on Recreational Fishing in Australia and the need for Government Action" to respond to the concerns of our members and present it...

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Murray Crayfish Consultation

The Commonwealth Threatened Species Scientific Committee is now accepting submissions on the listing assessment for Euastacus armatus (Murray Crayfish), to determine if it is eligible to be listed nationally under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity...

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