Securing Australia’s fishing future
Responsible for the efficient management and sustainable use of Commonwealth fish resources on behalf of the Australian community.
Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery
Coral Sea Fishery
Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery
Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery
Macquarie Island Toothfish Fishery
North West Slope Trawl Fishery
Northern Prawn Fishery
Small Pelagic Fishery
Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery
Southern Squid Jig Fishery
Western Deepwater Trawl Fishery
Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery
boats fishing in Commonwealth waters
Commonwealth fisheries managed
in Australia, from three nautical miles out to the extent of the Australian Fishing Zone
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28 Feb 2023
AFMA seeking members for Management Advisory Committees and Resource Assessment Groups
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is seeking suitable applicants to apply for several vacant members positions currently available on some of our Management Advisory Committees (MACs) and Resource Assessment Groups (RAGs).
3 ways to report illegal fishing
You can help us make sure our fish stocks are protected for the future by reporting any illegal and suspicious fishing activities you see!