16th February 2015
The Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation (ARFF), the national body representing Australia's recreational fishing community, today released its policy position for the Commonwealth Marine Reserves Review. It has been estimated that around 5 million Australians go fishing, generating around $10 billion in economic worth to the Australian economy every year.
9th June 2014
MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA IN THE GENERAL DIVISION Mr Grahame Allan WILLIAMS
For service to the sport of game fishing.
On 2nd May 2014 the GFAA President attended a briefing by the Expert Panel that is looking into a "Declared Fishing Activity" (Super Trawlers in the Small Pelagic Fishery). As a key recreational fishing stakeholder GFAA participated and described our concerns.
The panel has to complete their report by October, 2014 and they provided a Powerpoint presentation of their progress to date.
Powerpoint Slideshow (Download - 780 Kb)
PDF version of the Slideshow (Large file opens in new window - 1.2 Mb)
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