Information for Fishers
To use e-logs you need to
- Purchase e-log software
- Register for GoFish and e-logs
Purchasing e-log software
E-logs software is provided by private companies. To get e-log software you need to contact one of the software providers.
Currently two software providers are suitable for AFMA reporting:
|Provider||CatchLog Trading Pty. Ltd||OLRAC|
|Telephone||07 4033 1322||0490 315 509 and 0408 581 599|
Registering for GoFish/ e-logs with AFMA
To register for GoFish:
- complete the Electronic Participation Agreement
- return the form to AFMA.
If you would like to register another person to act as your agent, for example your skipper:
- complete the Registered Authorised Agent Nomination form and return to AFMA, or
- if the person is already on listed with AFMA you can add them as an agent through GoFish.
Once registered, you, or your agent, will receive an email with a Client ID and a one-time password.
e-logs user registrations
Once you have registered and received your GoFish client ID and password, please contact AFMA on 02 6225 5542 to be added to the list of people authorised to use e-logs.
Once you have purchased e-logs software and registered with AFMA you can start submitting e-logs.
New e-log users need to submit both e-log and paper logbook records to ensure that the e-log is being received correctly by AFMA. Both paper and e-logs must be submitted until AFMA notifies you that paper logs are no longer needed.
Your e-log should be completed in accordance with AFMA’s e-log instructions.
AFMA will need a record from you to cover every day that the fishing concession is in force. You will have been considered to have submitted your daily logbook report if you have received a confirmation email from AFMA acknowledging receipt.
All logbook information must be recorded on a shot-by-shot basis and details for the last day of the trip must be recorded before the boat docks at the end of each trip.
AFMA e-log instructions
If you are having trouble completing your e-log please contact your e-logs software provider.
For further assistance please contact the following:
|Technical support||Please contact your software vendor|
|Corrections to submitted data||Licensing and Data Services
P: 1300 723 621
||Licensing and Data Services
P: 1300 723 621
Information for software providers
If you would like to become an e-logs software provider please contact AFMA at email@example.com or 1300 723 621. You can also log into our developer portal which provides access to the services that the AFMA makes available for the exchange of information.