INDEX

Description

Page

A

Accountability and management

103–23

Summary

104

Advertising

112

Advisory committees

See management advisory committees

Agency resource statements

194

Anderson, John

174

Annual Operational Plan

26, 109

Ecological sustainability

26

Net economic returns, improving

31

Management and regulatory arrangements

43

Annual Performance Statement

25

Certification

25

Audit and Risk Committee

111

Membership

175

Role and function

175

Australian Border Force

14, 38, 39

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences

11, 27, 28, 53, 64, 77

Australian Defence Force

39

Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA)

Chairman and CEO’s review

11–16

Cost-efficiency

14–15, 43–9

Financial performance

126–127

History and establishment

17

Key performance indicators

26, 27, 32, 43

Key stakeholders

18

Offices

21

Organisational structure

20

Outcome and programme

19

Outlook

15–16

Planning and reporting

108

Purposes

19, 25

Role and functions

17–18

Values

19–20

Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) Commission

20

Commissioners

172–4

Meetings

174

Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) Enterprise Agreement

120

Australian Fishing Zone

13, 118, 31, 33, 37, 65

Australian National Audit Office

107

Contract access clauses

112

Australian National University Internships Program

119

Australian Network on Disability

119

Australian Public Service Commission Pathways Program

118

Australian Public Service Employee Census

116, 122

Australian Sea Lion Management Strategy

187

B

Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery

54, 55–6, 180

Analysis of performance

56

Economic returns

56

Estimated catch

55

Fish stocks, status of

56

Management plans/arrangements

56

Stock status of target species

55, 56

Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery Management Advisory Committee

180

Bennetts, Kerrie

176

Bigeye tuna

83, 91

Blue warehou

75

Broadbill swordfish

91

Brunei Darussalam

42

Business continuity

110

Bycatch

85

Bycatch and Discard Program

187

Heard Island and MacDonald Islands Fishery

94

Northern Prawn Fishery

62

Small Pelagic Fishery

70

Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery

78

C

Cambodia

42

Canning, Emily

119

Capacity building programs

40

Cartwright, Ian

172, 173, 176

Catch Disposal Records

53

Catch totals

53

Chondrichthyan Guide for Fisheries Managers

187

Civil litigation

178

Client Service Charter

24, 49

Colbeck, Senator the Hon. Richard

17

Comcare

186

Commercial stocks, key

26, 200

Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

40, 42, 93, 94, 181

Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna

87, 180

Commissioners

172–4

Meeting attendance

174

Commonwealth fisheries

Harvest Strategy Policy and Guidelines 2007

26, 75–6, 187

Net economic returns, improving

31–41

Commonwealth Fisheries Association

177

Commonwealth Risk Management Policy

109

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

30, 64, 76, 84

Oceans and Atmosphere

177

Communication and education

34

Domestic compliance

34–5

Compliance and enforcement

Capacity building programs

40

Domestic

See National Compliance and Enforcement Program

Finance law

111

Foreign

37–41

Multilateral patrols/operations

40

Compliance index

205–8

Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna Scientific Committee

180

Consultancy services

193

Selection and engagement

193

Contracts

112

Cook Islands

14

Cooper, Catherine

172, 173, 174–5

Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve

39

Illegal foreign fishing vessels

39

Coral Sea Fishery

54, 57–9

Analysis of performance

58

Estimated catch

57

External reviews

59

Management plans/arrangements

58

Performance results

57–8

Stock status of target species

58

Corporate governance

105–11

Disclosure of interests

105

External scrutiny

107

Governing body

105–6

Internal scrutiny

106–7

Performance review

106

Corporate Plan

15, 19, 25, 26, 31–2, 43, 108–9, 126

Ecological sustainability

26

Net economic returns, improving

31

Regulatory arrangements

43

Corporate planning and reporting

108–9

Cost recovery

43, 46–7

D

Demersal and Midwater Team

117

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

17, 177

Employment programs

118

Penalty provisions, legislative review

46

Portfolio Budget Statements

108

Department of the Environment

59, 70, 75, 78, 188–9

Digital Continuity Policy 2020

177

Digital Transition Policy

177

Disability reporting

192

Discarded fish

85

Bycatch and Discard Program

187

E-learning course

12, 85

Reporting

77

Disclosure of interests

105

Dogfish

75, 187

Dolphin Management Strategy

187

Dolphin Observation Zone

37

Domestic compliance

See National Compliance and Enforcement Program

E

Eastern gemfish

75

Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery

53–4, 81–4, 88, 179

Analysis of performance

83

E-monitoring

45

Estimated catch

81

Fish stocks

83

Management plans/arrangements

82, 84

Performance results

81–2

Stock status of target species

82

Ecological risk assessment

11, 27

Ecological Risk Assessment Technical Working Group

11

Review

30–1

Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery

30

Ecological risk management

11

Ecological Risk Management Framework

11, 27, 30

Review

30–1

Ecological sustainability

11–12

Analysis

28–31

Assessment

27

Performance results

26–7

Purpose

26

Ecologically sustainable development

187–90

Environment, minimisation of impact on

189

Environmental footprint

190

Fishing, environmental impact of

188–9

Outcome contributing to

188

Principles

187–8

Review mechanisms

189

Education

Domestic compliance

34–5

Electronic monitoring (e-monitoring)

10, 13, 45, 52, 84, 90

Compliance rates

35

Employees

See staff

Environment

See ecologically sustainable development

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

29, 62, 67, 70, 78, 88, 188, 189

Executive

174

Membership

174

Remuneration

121

Role and function

174

Training

122

Expenses

Outcomes, by

195

Resource statement

194

External scrutiny

107

F

Finance law, compliance

111

Financial performance

125–68

Financial statements

128–68

Findlay, Dr James

172, 173, 174, 176

Fish stocks, status of

28

Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery

56

Bycatch

93–4

Eastern Tuna and Billfish fisheries

83

Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery

96

Northern Prawn Fishery

62

Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery

75–6

Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery

87

Southern Squid Jig Fishery

80

Western Tuna and Billfish fisheries

91

Fishackathon 2016

12

Fisheries Administration Act 1991

108, 179

Fisheries management

12–14

Arrangements

14–15

Capacity building programs

40

Outcomes

19

Plans

12, 13, 52

Quota management system

13

Fisheries Management Act 1991

17, 46, 53, 67

Fisheries Management Regulations 1992

53, 67

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation

177

Fishery reports

List of fisheries

54

Performance results

53

Fishery Status Reports 2016

11, 53

Foreign apprehensions

41, 42

Foreign compliance

37–8

Fraud control

110–11

Freebody, Kate

175

Freedom of Information Act 1982

112, 178, 182

Freedom of information reporting

182

FV (fishing vessel)

See by name of vessel

G

Geelong Star

70

Gehrig, Robert

174

General deterrence program

24, 35

Ghost nets

65

Gibson, Beth

176

Gillnet, Hook and Trap Fishery

E-monitoring

45

Gillnet length restrictions

12

Glossary

198–204

GoFish

44

Gould’s squid (arrow squid)

80

Governing body

105–6

Disclosure of interests

105–6

Performance review

106

Graduate Development Program

118

Grants, discretionary

112

Great Australian Bight Trawl Fishery Management Advisory Committee

179

Grenadiers (genus Macrourus)

93

Gross value of production 2015–16

10, 11, 53

Gulper sharks

12

Gummy shark

12

H

Hall, David

172, 174, 176

Harvest Strategies

Arrow Squid Fishery

80

Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery

56

Harvest Strategy Policy and Guidelines 2007

26, 75–6, 187

Harwood, Mary

175

Heard Island and MacDonald Islands Fishery

37, 40, 54, 92–4

Analysis of performance

93–4

Bycatch

94

Estimated catch

92

Management plans/arrangements

93

Performance results

92

Stock status of target species

92

High Seas Permits

97–8

Analysis of performance

98

Estimated catch

97

Management plans/arrangements

98

Performance results

97

Stock status of target species

97

HMAS Glenelg

65

HMAS Wollongong

39

Human resources

See staff

I

Illegal fishing

Feature story

39

Foreign vessels

38

Indian Ocean Tuna Commission

90, 100, 179

Indonesia

38, 42

Information Governance Committee

107, 177

Information Publication Scheme

182

Internal scrutiny

106–7

International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL)

41

International networks

13

International Women’s Day

119

K

Kiribati

Officer training

40

Knuckey, Geoff

175

Kuhn, Danielle

116–17, 174

L

Leadership and Talent Management Program

122

Legislative review

46

Licensing

Online portal (GoFish)

44

Torres Strait Fisheries

44

Undercatch

44

Lihou Reef

39

Litigation

Civil

178

Significant matters

178

M

Mackerel icefish

93

Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery

37, 54, 95–6, 181

Analysis of performance

96

Estimated catch

95

Fish stocks

96

Management plans/arrangements

96

Performance results

95

Stock status of target species

95

Mahi mahi (dolphinfish)

90

Maintenance programs

36–7

Malaysia

42

Management

See accountability and management

Management advisory committees

44, 48

Meetings and membership

48, 179–81

Marine mammal interactions, mitigating

12, 71

Marine Stewardship Council

62

Maritime Border Command

14, 37, 38, 39, 40, 42, 65

Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources

15, 17

Moore, Hon. Norman

172, 174

Multilateral patrols/operations

40

N

National Compliance and Enforcement Program

33, 35

National Disability Strategy 2010–20

192

National Surveillance and Response Team

117

Niue Treaty Subsidiary Agreement framework

14

Non-Contracting Party Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Vessel list

42

Non-operational fisheries

100–1

Norfolk Island Fishery

54, 100

Norfolk Island Fishing Association

100

North West Slope and Western Deepwater Trawl Fisheries

53, 54, 66–7

Analysis of performance

67

Estimated catch

66

Management plans/arrangements

67

Performance results

66

Stock status of target species

66

Northern Prawn Fishery

54, 60–4, 179

Analysis of performance

62–4

Bycatch

62

Economic returns

63–4

Estimated catch

60

Fish stocks

62

Innovations

64

Management plans/arrangements

61

Performance results

60–1

Stock status of target species

61

Northern Prawn Management Advisory Committee

179–80

Northern waters, protection of

38

Noumea

13

O

Observer program

180

Office of Parliamentary Counsel

46

Offices

Environmental impact

190

Locations

21

Offshore Constitutional Settlement agreements

18, 67

Orange roughy

12, 75, 76

Organisational structure

20

Overfishing

10, 11–12, 28, 75, 83, 91

P

Palauan Exclusive Economic Zone

40

Pandemic Plan

110

Papua New Guinea

13, 38, 42

Parks Australia

37, 39

Patagonian toothfish

40, 42

Pearson, Andrew

174

Pelagic longline fishing

88

Penalty provisions

Legislative review

46

People management

See staff

Performance and development scheme

118

Performance management

Staff

118

Perlon

42

Philippines

42

Pink ling

75

Planning and reporting structure

108–9

Policy, Environment, Economic and Research Section

119

Port visits

35, 47

Procurement

112, 193

Productivity Commission inquiry

107

Project Governance Committee

107, 177

Prosecutions

37

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

11, 17, 25, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 111, 175

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014

108, 110, 111

Public Service Act 1999

105

Purchasing

112

R

Ranching

88

Rayns, Dr Nick

119, 174, 176

Records and Information Management Framework

177

Red-legged banana prawns

61, 62, 63

Red tape reductions

10

Initiatives

13, 43–6

Redfish Stock Rebuilding Strategy

75

Regional capacity building

10

Regional cooperation

42

Regional Plan of Action to Promote Responsible Fishing Practices

42

Regulatory and management arrangements

14–15, 43–9

Analysis

43–6

Assessment

43

Client service charter

49

Cost recovery

46–7

Purpose

43

Results

43

Stakeholder engagement

47–8

Regulatory Powers (Standard Powers) Act 2014

46

Remote access technologies

56, 82, 87, 90, 93, 96

Remuneration

121

Reporting

Disability

192

Freedom of information

182

Internal

109

Reports

See fishery reports

Research committee

176–7

Membership

176

Permanent advisors

176

Regular observers

177

Role and function

176

Resource assessments groups

44, 48

Review of Commonwealth Fisheries: Legislation, Policy and Management

46

Rewards and recognition program

116–17

Risk management

109–11

Risk Management Committee

109

Royal Australian Navy patrol boats

38

Ruston, Senator the Hon. Anne

17

S

Sainsbury, Professor Keith

172, 173, 176

Samoa

14

School shark

75

Schumann, Jo

119

Scientific panel and stakeholder forums

52, 69

Seabirds

78, 94

Migration

11–12, 52

Seabird Management Plan

187

Section plans

109

Silky sharks

84

Singapore

42

Skipjack Tuna Fishery

54, 100–1

Stock status of target species

100

Skipjack Tuna Harvest Strategy

100

Small business procurement

193

Small Pelagic Fishery

12, 54, 68–71, 181

Analysis of performance

69–71

Bycatch, status

70–1

Estimated catch

68

External reviews

71

Harvest strategy

69

Management plans/arrangements

69

Marine mammal interactions

12, 71

Performance results

68

Regulatory burden, reducing

70

Scientific panel and stakeholder forum

69

Senate Inquiry

71

Stock status of target species

68

Sustainability and economic returns

70

Snapper

13

Solomon Islands

13

South East Management Advisory Committee

181

South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association

75

South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation

98, 101

South Tasman Rise Fishery

54, 101

Stock status of target species

101

Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery

53, 54, 72–8, 181

Analysis of performance

75–8

Bycatch

78

Closures

44–5

Discard reporting

77

Ecological risk assessment

30

Economic returns

77

Estimated catch

72

Fish stocks

75–6

Gillnet length restrictions

12, 77

Management plans/arrangements

74–5

Performance results

72

Stock status of target species

73–4

Wildlife trade operation, approved

78

Southern bluefin tuna

84, 88

Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery

38, 54, 86–8, 180

Analysis of performance

87–8

Economic returns

88

Estimated catch

86

Fish stocks

87

Management plans/arrangements

87

Performance results

86

Stock status of target species

86

Wildlife trade operation, approved

88

Southern Bluefin Tuna Management Advisory Committee

180

Southern Ocean

Illegal fishing

40–1

Southern Squid Jig Fishery

54, 79–80, 181

Analysis of performance

80

Economic returns

80

Estimated catch

79

Fish stocks

80

Management plans/arrangements

80

Performance results

79

Stock status of target species

79

Species at high risk after mitigation

29, 31

Species on the Move International Conference (Hobart)

117

Staff

113–23

Commissioners

172–4

Employment programs

118

Executive

See executive

Human resource management

116–19

Internships Program

119

Performance management

118

Profile

113–15

Remuneration

121

Rewards and recognition program

116–17

‘Stepping Into’ Program

119

Study assistance

123

Terms and conditions of employment

120

Training and development

122

Women

119

Stakeholders

Client service charter

24, 49

Engagement

47–8, 106

Statutory fishing rights

Transfer to

13

‘Stepping Into’ Program

119

Stevens, Richard

172, 173

Striped marlin

91

Study assistance

123

Sub-Antarctic Management Advisory Committee

93, 181

Sub-Antarctic Resource Assessment Group

93, 96

T

Taiwan

13

Target species, stock status

See by fishery

Thailand

42

Tiger prawns

61, 62, 63

Timor-Leste

42

Torres Strait Fisheries

44

Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984

18

Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority

18

Training and development

122

Trappett, Andrew

117

Tropical Tuna Management Advisory Committee

179

Tuvalu

14

U

Undercatch, simplifying

44

United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement 1999

18

United States (US) Coastguard

40

Unreported fishing

10, 13, 18, 38, 41, 42, 46

Upper-Slope Dogfish Management Strategy

187

User guide

6–7

V

Values

19–20

Venslovas, Peter

174

Vessel Management Plan

70

Vessel Monitoring System

13, 14, 24, 110

Compliance rates

36

‘Show Cause’ process

37

Vietnam

38, 39, 42

Viking

42

W

Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission

82, 100, 179

Western Tuna and Billfish fisheries

37–8, 54, 89–91, 179

Analysis of performance

90–1

E-monitoring

45

Estimated catch

89

Fish stocks

91

Management plans/arrangements

90

Performance results

89

Stock status of target species

89

White banana prawns

61, 63

Women in AFMA

119

Work health and safety

183–6

Accident statistics

185

Dangerous occurrence statistics

185

Initiatives

183–4

Investigations

186

Outcomes achieved

185

Performance

183

Work Health and Safety Act 2011

186

Work Health and Safety and Rehabilitation Management System Commitment Statement

183

Work Health and Safety Committee

183

Workplace Group (Human Resources)

118

World Fisheries Congress (South Korea)

117

Y

Yellowfin tuna

83, 91

Z

Zunic, Yvonne

176