Index

Description

Page

Accountability and management

Highlights

18, 108–33

109

Achievements, key

8–9

Advertising

132

Advisory committees

56

Agency resource statements

218

Annual Operational Plan

21

Antarctic Fisheries

Developments 2014–15

Estimated catch 2013–14

Major species

Report against management plans

78–9

79

81

78

79

Asset management

131

Audit and Risk Committee

Membership

Role and function

115, 116, 201–2

201–2

201

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences

9

Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA)

Budget outlook

CEO’s review

Chairman’s review

Financial performance

Goals and strategies

Highlights

History and establishment

Key achievements

Key performance indicators

Objectives

Offices

Operating environment

Organisational structure

Outlook for 2015–16

Performance management highlights

Planning and reporting structure

Role and functions

Values

10

8–12

8–12

9–10

19–21

7

13

8–9

67, 69

18–19

111–12

10

110

12

17

21

13–14

15

Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) Commission

Commissioners

Meetings

56–7, 197

198–200

197, 200

Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) Enterprise Agreement

125–6, 127

Australian National Audit Office

116

Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation (ARFF)

Liaison officer

55

Automated licensing transactions

61

Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery

Bass Scallop Fishery Management Advisory Committee (ScallopMAC)

Developments 2014–15

Estimated catch

Major species

Report against management plans

24, 92–3

206

93

93

92

93

Budget outlook

Portfolio budget statements

10

21

Bullying and harassment training

129–30

Business continuity

115

Bycatch Policy

12, 35

Capacity building programs

17

Cartwright, Ian

198, 199, 202

Civil litigation

204

Client service charter

119

Commercial species

Management to support maximum yield

22

Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

41–2, 47

Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna

62

Commonwealth fisheries

Harvest Strategy Policy and Guidelines

Illegal fisheries

Map

Marine ecosystems and organisms

Net economic returns, improving

22

42–7

62

31–3, 35

28–9

Commonwealth Fisheries Association

50, 51, 203

Communication channels

117–18

Community engagement

56–8

Compliance and enforcement

Capacity building programs

Cost of, reducing

Streamlining regulations and approvals

Targets

VMS

8

44–6

49–52

49–52

42–7

17

Compliance index

222–5

Conflicts of interest

113

Consultancy services

Selection and engagement

216

216

Contracts

132

Cooper, Catherine

198, 199, 201

Coral Sea Fishery

Developments 2014–15

Major species

Report against management plans

80–1

81

80

81

Corporate governance

Conflicts of interest

External scrutiny

Governing body

Internal scrutiny

Performance review

Planning and review

Stakeholder satisfaction

112–19

113

116–17

112–13

114–16

113

113–14

117–19

Corporate Plan 2014–2017

19–21, 113

Cost recovery

18–19

Data transfer technologies

50–1

Deliverables, report against

62–6

Department of Agriculture

Servicing regional fisheries management

Supporting fishery stakeholders

11, 13, 19, 20, 28, 47, 58, 67, 114, 203

58

28

Disability reporting

215

Discarded fish

Reduction measures

29

Dolphin mitigation measures

91

Eastern Orange Roughy Fishery

7, 9, 61

Eastern Tuna and Billfish fisheries

Developments 2014–15

Estimated catch

Major species

Report against management plans

50–1, 100–1

101

101

100

101

Ecological risk management

Ecological Risk Management Framework

Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery

31–3, 57

89

Ecologically sustainable development

See Environment and sustainability

Economic returns

maximising net

18

Electronic monitoring

7, 50–1, 61

Employees

See Staff

Environment and sustainability

Ecologically sustainable development

Fishing, environmental impact of

Legislation

Outcomes

Review mechanisms

11, 197

18, 31–3, 211–14

212–13

211–12

212

214

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

11, 52, 89, 205, 212, 214

Executive

Membership

Remuneration

Role and function

200

127–8

200

Expenses

219

External scrutiny

116–17

Fava, Shane

124

Financial performance

9–10

Financial statements

Highlights

134–95

135

Findlay, Dr. James

198–9, 200, 202

Fisheries Administration Act 1991

13

Fisheries management

Accountability

Arrangements

Business processes, improving

Capacity building programs

Co-management, facilitation of

Cost processes

Development of underutilised resources

Domestic fisheries

Environmental impact

Financial arrangements

Information flows, improving

Outcomes

Plans

Reports

Scientific information

38–9

35–6

36–7

44–6

54

8, 11, 12, 18, 35–9

28

71

213

36–7

36–7

61

61

70

57

Fisheries Management Act 1991

11, 13, 28, 54

Fisheries policy

Government review

11

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation

22, 29

Fisheries Status Report

9

Foreign apprehensions

7

Fraud control

115

Freebody, Kate

201

Freedom of information

Reporting

208

Gehrig, Robert

200

Ghebrezgabhier, Danait

202

Gibson, Beth

220

Gillnet, Hook and Trap Fishery

Electronic monitoring

40, 50

90

Gillnet, Hook and Trap Seabird Response Team

125

Glossary

226–32

Goals and strategies

19–21

Governing body

Conflicts of interest

Performance review

112–13

113

113

Grants, discretionary

132

Great Australian Bight Trawl Fishery

Management Advisory Committee (GABMAC)

29

205

Hall, David

198, 199, 202

Harvest Strategy and Bycatch Policies

12

Harvest Strategy Framework

22

Harvest Strategy Policy and Guidelines

22, 28

Harwood, Mary

201

Heard Island and MacDonald Islands Fishery

Developments 2014–15

Report against management plans

9, 24, 30, 78, 207

79

79

High Seas Permits

Developments 2014–15

Estimated catch

Major species

Report against management plans

106–7

107

107

106

107

Highlights

Accountability and management

Financial statements

Performance management

7

109

135

17

Human resources

See Staff

Illegal fishing

Combatting

Foreign vessels

7, 9, 46–7

61

Industry Liaison Officer

17

Information and Communications Technology and Projects Governance Committee

203

Internal scrutiny

114–16

International fishery bodies

58

Kiosk

124

Knuckey, Geoff

201

Kunlun

9

Levies

61

Licensing transactions, automated

61

Litigation

Civil

Significant matters

204

203

Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery

Developments 2014–15

Report against management plans

24, 78

79

79

Management

See Accountability and management

Management advisory committees

Meetings and memberships

118

205–7

Marine Stewardship Council

52

Market research

132

Minister for Agriculture

8

Moore, Hon. Norman

198

National Compliance Program

42

Norfolk Island Fishery

Developments 2014–15

Estimated catch 2013–14

Major species

Report against management plans

82–2

83

82

82

83

Norfolk Island Inshore Fishery

83

Norfolk Island Offshore Demersal Finfish Fishery

83

North Western Slope and Western Deepwater Trawl Fisheries

Developments 2014–15

Estimated catch 2013–14

Major species

Report against management plans

86–7

87

86

86

87

Northern Prawn Fishery

Developments 2014–15

Estimated catch 2013–14

Major species

Management Advisory Committee (NORMAC)

Report against management plans

24, 29, 84–5

85

84

84

206

85

Observer Program

30

Offices

Environmental impact

Locations

213–14

111–12

Operating environment

10

Operations

Annual operational plan

Planning and review

114

113–14

Orange Roughy

Fishing

90

7, 9, 27, 61

Organisational structure

110

Outcomes

Expenses

Resources for

219

218

Overfishing

Recovery of overfished stocks

7

25–6

Pandemic Plan

115

Patagonian toothfish

9, 30

Pearson, Andrew

200

people management

See Staff

Performance management

Framework

Goal 1

Goal 2

Goal 3

Goal 4

Goal 5

Goal 6

Goal 7

Goal 8

Highlights

Key performance indicators

18–21

22–6

28–9

31–3

35–42

42–7

49–52

54

56–8

17

67, 69

Perlon

9

Pink ling

89

Planning and reporting structure

21

Port visits

17

Portfolio Budget Statements

114

Procurement

217

Public accessibility

57

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

13, 112, 114, 131, 201, 202

Public Service Act 1999

13

Purchasing

131

Quota Administration Policy

37–8

Quotas

Day reconciliation arrangements

Management

17

37–8

Rayns, Dr. Nick

200, 202

Recreational Fishing Liaison Officer

17

Red tape

Reduction initiative

7, 8, 48, 50–1

Reporting

Annual Report

Disability

Freedom of information

Internal

Structure

114

215

208

114

21

Research Committee

Membership

Permanent advisors

Regular observers

Role

202–3

202

202

203

202

Resource assessments groups

56

Risk-based regulation

130

Risk management

114

Sainsbury, Prof. Keith

198, 199, 202

Seabirds

Seabird Threat Abatement Plan

40, 125

125

Seafood

17

Seal mitigation measures

91

Skipjack Tuna Fishery

Developments 2014–15

Estimated catch

Major species

Report against management plans

96–7

97

97

96

97

Small business

Procurement

217

Small Pelagic Fishery

Developments 2014–15

Estimated catch

Major species

Report against management plans

23–4, 98–9, 206

99

98

98

99

Snapper

90

Songhua

9

South East Management Advisory Committee (SEMAC)

206–7

South East Trawl Fishery

29, 54

South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFA)

Liaison officer

34

Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery

Data acquisition plan

Developments 2014–15

Estimated catch 2013–14

Major species

Rebuilding strategies

Report against management plans

Research

24, 34, 88–91, 206

91

89–91

89

88

90

89

91

Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery

Developments 2014–15

Estimated catch

Major species

Management Advisory Committee (SBTMAC)

Report against management plans

102–3

103

103

102

206

103

Southern Squid Jig Fishery

Developments 2014–15

Estimated catch

Major species

Report against management plans

94–6, 206

95

95

94

95

Sparrow, Professor Malcolm

130

Staff

Human resource management

New supervisor training

Remuneration

Rewards and Recognition Scheme

Statistics

Study assistance

Terms and conditions of employment

Training and development

Workplace health and safety

109, 120–3

124–5

130

127–8

124

120–3

130–1

125–6

109, 128–31

197, 209–10

Stakeholders

Client service charter

Communication channels

Engagement

Satisfaction

117

119

117–18

56–8

117–19

Stevens, Richard

198, 199

Sub-Antarctic Management Advisory Committee (SouthMAC)

207

Sustainability

See Environment and ustainability

Target species

Stock status

72–7

Tegart, Peter

200

Threat Abatement Plan

40

Thunder

9

Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984

14

Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority

14

Training and development

109, 128–31

Trappett, Andrew

34

Tropical Tuna Management Advisory Committee (TTMAC)

205

United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement 1999

14

Unreported fishing

Combatting

7, 9

User guide

5

Values

15

Venslovas, Peter

200

Vessel Monitoring System

Compliance rates

8

8–9

Viking

9

Wages

See Staff

Western Australian Rock Lobster Fishery

52

Western Tuna and Billfish fisheries

Developments 2014–15

Estimated catch

Major species

Report against management plans

50–1, 104–5

105

105

104

105

Workplace health and safety

Accident statistics

Dangerous occurrence statistics

Ethical standards

Health and safety initiatives

Health and safety outcomes

Investigations

Performance

197, 209–10

210

210

210

209

209–10

210

209

Yongding

9

Zunic, Yvonne

202