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AFTA Letter to ALL South Australian MP’s

Re: South Australian Snapper Closure  As Chair of the Australian Fishing Trade Association (AFTA), I write on behalf of our members to express extreme disappointment and concern with the recently announced Snapper closures by the SA Government. AFTA represents all the...

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AFTA need your input into SA Snapper Closures

Fishers fear impact of SA Government snapper ban on charter tour operators and regional towns ABC Radio Adelaide Posted Thu 8 Aug 2019, 1:03pm A fishing tour operator says he will be forced to close his business if a ban on catching snapper is introduced in South...

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Chance for female anglers to attend the AFTA show

Chance for female anglers to attend the AFTA show IF you’re a female who loves fishing and wants to help more women get into our favourite pastime, then Women in Recreational Fishing (WIRF) has an opportunity for you. Eight spots are up for grabs to travel with WIRF...

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Meet our new Minister, Jonathon Duniam

Meet our new Minister Senator Jonathon Duniam AFTA welcome the appointment of Senator Jonathon Duniam as Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries and Assistant Minister for Regional Tourism in the Morrison Government taking over from Senator Richard Colbeck.AFTA...

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The Hon. Bob Hawke AC GLC

The Hon. Bob Hawke AC GLC On behalf of the Australia Fishing Trade Association we express our deepest sympathy and extend our condolences to Blanche, his family and friends on the passing of Bob Hawke, our former Prime Minister, Fisherman and national icon. Like all...

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2019 Federal Election Policy Summary

2019 Federal Election Policy Summary  The following letter from Colin Tannahill, President AFTA, was sent to ALLPolitical Parties & Independents ahead of the Federal election to be held on the 18th May 2019 Re: Federal Election Policy Commitments: Good Morning,...

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One Nation Recreational Fishing Policy

One Nation Recreational Fishing Policy (extract) One Nation is committed to supporting health and productive Australian fisheries, recreational, commercial and aquaculture. We believe that recreational fishing is a healthy outdoors pastime that is skilful, that...

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