AFMA is committed to managing Commonwealth fisheries resources for the benefit of the community as a whole. This means that co-operation and consultation with industry, government agencies and others with an interest in the sustainable management of the Commonwealth’s fisheries resources is vital.

Open consultation:


Closed consultation:

Public comment: Co-management in Commonwealth fisheries

30 November 2021

Public comment on: Rebuilding strategies for orange roughy and blue warehou

14 December 2020

Public comment on: Public comment on: Upper-Slope Dogfish Management Strategy review

20 February 2015

Public comment on: Draft amendments to the Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery Management Plan 1995

7 September 2020

Public comment: review of Fisheries Management Paper 5 Exploration of Fish Resources

20 January 2020

Public comment: Review of the Gillnet Dolphin Mitigation Strategy and the Small Pelagic Fishery Dolphin Mitigation Strategy

20 February 2015

SFR price collection consultation – have your say

20 February 2015


Public comment: Draft position statement on how AFMA considers the social aspects of ESD


Now open: public comment on new Ecological Risk Management policy

8 May 2017


Call for comment: Strategic Assessment Report for the Torres Strait Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery

10 August 2016


Call for comment on draft Tropical Rock Lobster Management Plan

28 June 2016


Feedback sought for undercatch and overcatch quota review

23 March 2016


Draft 2016 Cost Recovery Implementation Statement (CRIS) consultation

10 December 2015


Proposal to amend the SESSF management plan – have your say

29 October 2015


SFR price collection consultation – have your say

20 February 2015