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National Recreational Fishing Conference Report

In 2011 the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry released the document "Recreational Fishing Industry Development Strategy: 2011 and beyond". The strategy identified and provided funding for 10 projects as part of the implementation of the strategy. This included a national recreational fishing conference. The Department of Agricult... More

2012 Recreational Fishing Awards

Often the only reward for hard work is the quiet satisfaction of seeing a job well done. And while this pride is meaningful, it is important to our industry that we take time to shine a spotlight on individuals and groups within our community who have gone the extra mile. We have some tremendous applicants that have put in hours, and I mean not 10s of ... More

Keep Australia Fishing Final Report

My name is Martin Salter. I am a retired member of the British Parliament and a passionate recreational fisherman. I’m currently living and working in Sydney as an angling writer and policy and campaigns consultant. Like many anglers across the world, I have some grave fears about the future of our sport.  I’ve been asked by representatives from ... More

Keep Australia Fishing Executive Summary

Foreword My name is Martin Salter. As well as being a passionate recreational fisherman I am a retired member of the British Parliament and a former spokesman for angling.  I’m currently living and working in Sydney as an angling writer and policy and campaigns consultant. Like many anglers across the world, I have some grave fears about the future of ... More

National Code of Practice

Many Australians love fishing. More than 3.5 million Australians fish annually for recreation and sport. This means about one in every five Australians enjoy fishing and half of all Australian households own fishing tackle. However, with the enjoyment of a natural resource comes responsibility for its sustainability and well being. This National Code of ... More

National Conference 2012

The national recreational fishing conference “Casting Towards Tomorrow, Keeping Australia Fishing” will be one of the most significant events on the Australian recreational fishing calendar. This important and exciting event will provide a forum where discussions can take place to chart a course for a vibrant future for recreational fishing in Austral... More

Recfish Awards 2012

Nominations for the National Awards for Contribution to Recreational Fishing.   "Casting towards tomorrow ‐ keeping Australia fishing" will be the theme of the National Recreational Fishing Conference to be held from 17‐19 August 2012 on the Gold Coast with the future of recreational fishing clearly in its sights.   Recr... More