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

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Minister Launches Let’s Fish SA Campaign

Minister Launches Let’s Fish SA Campaign

recreational fishing provides a great opportunity for friends and families to spend time together, reconnecting with nature and enjoying the great outdoors Promoting the benefits of recreational fishing for wellbeing and mental health is part of a new campaign being...

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NSW Rec Fishing Survey is underway

NSW Rec Fishing Survey is underway

DPI Fisheries undertakes a statewide recreational fishing survey every two years, to gather essential information for carrying out assessments of our fish stocks and developing harvest strategies for key, popular species. The next survey for the 2021-22 period is...

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Western Australia celebrates World Fisheries Day

Western Australia celebrates World Fisheries Day

As we mark World Fisheries Day today, we can be proud of both the economic success of our commercial fisheries and work of the recreational sector to ensure we will have fish for the future. The WA Government has proudly supported the MSC certification of 11 of the State’s fisheries, recognising the economic return generated by sustainably managed fisheries. 2021 has been a great year for WA fisheries – with the annual Status Reports showing that 98 per cent of our State’s fisheries are completely removed from any potential impact of fishing and WA being declared Australia’s foremost fishing State – so we have plenty to celebrate today …. Hon Don Punch MLA
WA Minister Fisheries

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