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 confer... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... More