Making Fishing More Accessible to More People in the NT

Making Fishing More Accessible to More People in the NT

A key action of the Recreational Fishing Development Plan is to make fishing more accessible to more people. NT Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics (DIPL) is developing the design of disability/all ability access platforms for boat ramps at Dinah Beach, Shady Camp...

AFTA – NSW DPI Submission – Blue Groper

Does NSW DPI want to actually listen to you on the Blue Groper issue? The following is the AFTA submission that we have posted: The Australian Fishing Trade Association (AFTA) acknowledge that the NSW government issued a 12 month ban on recreational line fishers...

10 Million Reasons To Love Fishing In Victoria

The Allan Labor Government’s record-breaking fish stocking program has again hit a high-water mark with 10 million fish stocked this year, so more recreational fishers can wet a line close to home across the state. Minister for Outdoor Recreation Steve Dimopoulos...

Fisheries Climate Change Briefings

AFTA Chair the Hon.Bob Baldwin, recently represented AFTA at the Bureau of Meteorology – FRDC Fisheries Climate Change briefing. It was fascinating to hear how marine heatwaves form, the broader impacts on global current flows, and the resulting impacts on fisheries....

Proposed introduction of more year-round Murray cod fisheries

The VFA is seeking recreational fisher feedback on a fisheries notice proposal to improve freshwater fishing opportunities by removing the three-month closed season for Murray cod at Lake Eppalock, Cairn Curran Reservoir and Lake Nillahcootie. The key rationale for...