Principles and practices

In carrying out our work we will:

  • conduct all functions in accordance with Australian Public Service Values, Code of Conduct and Australian law
  • use plain English to improve engagement with persons of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • use open and transparent processes
  • respond promptly to messages and inquiries
  • provide information that is complete and accurate
  • give stakeholders an opportunity for direct input into the fisheries management decision making process
  • inform you about decisions that will affect you
  • ensure that you are able to discuss the decisions which affect you with someone who is able to understand and respond to your concerns
  • impartially apply relevant legislation, policy and guidelines.


NOTE: AFMA cannot provide legal or financial advice. If you have concerns about your individual legal or financial position, you should seek independent professional advice.