7th August 2015

The latest update from the Co-Chairs of the Bioregional Advisory Panels was released yesterday.    A PDF file of the article is available here 

Alternatively, for more information about the Commonwealth Marine Reserves Review and the Panels, please visit: www.marinereservesreview.gov.au 

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6th August 2015

"Scientists have flown to one of Australia's most extensive game fishing competitions to harness the manpower of anglers..... " 

This article was published in the "News" last Saturday.  You can download a PDF file of the article here  




17th July 2015

Check out this short Tagging video which was recently posted by NSWDPI Fisheries.  Some great information here.


Link to the Video.



10th July 2015

The Australian Fisheries Managment Authority and Senator Colbeck claim that advice from Recreational Stakeholders is important to them.


Press release from Senator Colbeck may be downloaded here.   

Link to the AFMA statement here.



10th July 2015

 Fisheries advisory body axed

 By Andrew Drummond

  • July 09,      2015 6:51PM

THE federal government has played down the scrapping of a committee charged with providing scientific advice on shallow-water fishing in southern Australian waters.

THE Small Pelagic Resource Assessment Group analysed fishing practices, including those of factory trawlers, within a 200-mile band off the coasts of NSW, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia.