WELCOME TO AFTA
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, through support for the tradeshow, through support for other events and through membership.
Working with government is critical to the recovery, making sure that our industry voice is heard!!
One of the biggest psychological benefits of fishing is that it allows anglers to focus on the simple act of fishing. You can let go of all your cares and worries, which in turn, gives you the opportunity to decompress and appreciate the beauty and joy a day on the water affords.
Have your say on recreational fishing for Razorfish The Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council (MRFAC) has released a new survey to gain feedback from recreational fishers on Razorfish. The MRFAC seeks to establish a targeted understanding of Razorfish...
To protect and ensure the sustainability of native fish species and the dependant flora and fauna, the peak river flows must be capped and designed as much as possible emulate the original flow patterns and seasonal runs.
“Australian recreational fishers can continue to enjoy southern bluefin tuna (SBT) fishing into the future, just as they are today,” Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries, Senator Jonathon Duniam
The proposed changes would allow some fishing in areas where it has previously been banned but also see the expansion of other sanctuary zones to improve conservation outcomes.