Queensland fishers are encouraged to have their say on how state fisheries should be managed by making submissions to the independent review currently underway.
Fishing is both a vital primary industry and a favourite activity for many Queenslanders and visitors. The independent review is all about creating a better system to manage one of our most important natural resources – our fisheries.
Everyone with an interest in Queensland’s fisheries, be that recreational, commercial, indigenous, environmental or tourist-based, is encouraged to provide feedback. Submissions must address the review terms of reference and will be accepted up until 30 October 2014 via email to: email@example.com.
MRAG Asia Pacific, the consultants leading the review, have held a number of public consultation meetings across Queensland. They are pleased with the information coming forward and the... [Read More]
The Fisheries Queensland smart phone app has proved a hit with recreational fishers with more than 5000 downloads recorded since its launch last month. The initial uptake of the app is great news and will lead to reduced confusion over fishing rules and improved fisheries compliance.
The ‘Qld Fishing’ app was developed to provide fishers in Queensland with easy to access and up-to-date information on recreational fishing rules and regulations. It’s like an encyclopaedia of fishing rules in your pocket – the app is available anytime and anywhere.
The app features images of approximately 400 fish species with their description and details of the size and possession limits and closed seasons that apply. Other functionality includes access to... [Read More]