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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, through support for the tradeshow, through support for other events and through membership.

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AFTA Establishes Fishing Industry Disaster Recovery Appeal

AFTA Establishes Fishing Industry Disaster Recovery Appeal

AFTA and the Recreational Fishing Industry is rallying to support AFTA members and the broader recreational fishing community in areas affected by recent natural disaster events. AFTA has established a Disaster Appeal Go Fund Me page to assist with getting back to...

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SA Snapper Harvest Tag Program

SA Snapper Harvest Tag Program The South Australian Government has announced that it will only release 3030 Snapper tags to 606 SA Recfishers by means of random ballots this season (1 Feb – 31 Oct) for the South East Area of SA. The breakdown of the 75,000kg Total...

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Media Statement: Batemans Marine Park

Media Statement: Batemans Marine Park   13 December 2019   The Australian Fishing Trade Association (AFTA) welcomes the announcement by the NSW Government on increased recreational fishing access in the Batemans Marine Park.   AFTA has long campaigned hard for...

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Norther Territory Artificial Reef Coordinates Announced

Early Christmas Present for Fishos: Artificial Reef Coordinates Announced 11 December 2019 The Territory Labor Government is rolling out its $50 million election promise to boost recreational fishing, attract people to the NT and create local jobs, with the largest...

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