22nd July 2017

Yesterday the Minister for the Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg, released the long-awaited draft plans for the Commonwealth Marine Reserves. Our initial response of the plans is very positive the Game Fishing Association of Australia will be coordinating a response within the 60 day comment period.

The Media release from GFAA and a link to the website detailing the plans are available at the following:

 GFAA Media Release

Australian Marine Parks

  

 

8th February 2017

  

The Super Trawler, Game Fish Research Funding, Meeting with Government and more:

Download the Document

 

2nd February 2017

  

The Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation has serious concerns about the way the Government is developing the Commonwealth Marine Reserve Network

Letter to Government

 

2nd February 2017

 

The WA State Government has signed a three-year deal to sponsor Western Australia’s premier game fishing tournament, GAMEX, in Exmouth.

Premier and Tourism Minister Colin Barnett said GAMEX, which would celebrate its 39th anniversary in 2017, attracted more than 200 intrastate, interstate and international competitors ranging from novices to professionals.

 Media Statement: