Close collaboration with our nearest regional neighbours is an important part of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s (AFMA) efforts towards combatting and preventing illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
A new bycatch device has delivered impressive results that will improve the sustainability of fishing operations of wild catch prawns in Australia’s Northern Prawn Fishery.
Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS) help the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) monitor the position, course and speed of Commonwealth fishing vessels and are a key tool in ensuring compliance of the Commonwealth fishing fleet.
With the best season in 15 years, there has never been a better time to enjoy succulent scallops from the Commonwealth Bass Strait Central Zone Fishery.
The response to the outbreak of white spot disease in Queensland’s south-east will be boosted by up to $1.74 million in federal funding.
Australia is hosting around 150 international delegates for the fifth Commission Meeting of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO), which continues in Adelaide.
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) commends Commonwealth fishers for giving our marine resources a great early Christmas gift, a year with zero breaches for fishing in closed areas.