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Compliance
News
22 Jun 2024
15 illegal foreign fishers apprehended near Deliverance Island

This is a joint media release between Australian Border Force (ABF) and the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA).

Australian Fisheries
News
17 Jun 2024
Investing in the future – AFMA fisheries manager selected for national seafood industry leadership program

We are happy to announce that one of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s (AFMA) Senior Management Officers, Rachel Downes, has been successful in securing a place in the 2024 National Seafood Industry Leadership Program (NSILP).

Compliance
News
06 Jun 2024
Five fishers plead guilty for illegal activity in Australian waters

This is a joint media release between the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) and the Australian Border Force (ABF).

Australian Fisheries
Compliance
Sustainability
News
17 May 2024
Another successful season for the sustainable fishing of black teatfish

The fishing season for black teatfish, a high value species of sea cucumber found in the Torres Strait, closed on Thursday 2 May 2024, after a catch of nearly 16 tonnes was caught in just four days. The overall catch was slightly lower than expected as fishers had to contend with unfavourable weather not experienced in previous years.

Compliance
News
16 May 2024
Illegal fishers in hot water after their day in court

This is a joint media release between the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) and the Australian Border Force (ABF).

News
09 May 2024
AFMA supports deep dive into Tuvalu port state measures

In April 2024, representatives from the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) delivered a workshop in partnership with Tuvalu’s Fisheries Department, Ports Authority, Customs, and Immigration and Shipping agents, in Funafuti, Tuvalu.

News
08 May 2024
Empowering Fisheries Compliance Officers in Southeast Asia: Second cohort commence comprehensive training in Nha Trang

The second year of a comprehensive fisheries monitoring, control, and surveillance (MCS) training course in Southeast Asia has commenced at Nha Trang University in Vietnam to build MCS capacity to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the region.

Australian Fisheries
Compliance
News
22 Apr 2024
Fifteen illegal fishers handed hefty fines

This is a joint media release between the Australian Fisheries Management Authority and the Australian Border Force.