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NSW Animal Welfare Reform

NSW Animal Welfare Reform

The draft Animal Welfare Bill 2022 has been published (click here) on the NSW DPI website. The release of the draft Animal Welfare Bill 2022 marks an important step towards...

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NSW Community Information Webinar

NSW Community Information Webinar

Draft Management Plan for the NSW Mainland Marine Park Network As you may be aware the NSW Government has recently released a draft Management Plan for the NSW Mainland Marine...

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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...

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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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Let’s Fish Queensland

Let’s Fish Queensland

The first phase of AFTA's Let's Fish Australia campaign is now underway with the Queensland Government's grant assisting AFTA in spreading the recreational fishing message to...

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New Member Benefit

New Member Benefit

  New Member Benefit AFTA has entered into a new partnership agreement with Shop for Shops. ALL AFTA MEMBERS (whether retail, wholesale or media) now automatically receive...

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