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19 Dec 2022
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).
14 Dec 2022
AFMA works with Thailand on fisheries monitoring, control and surveillance
AFMA staff have recently returned from delivering a workshop on Fisheries Monitoring, Control, and Surveillance (MCS) Analytics, Innovation and Best Practices to the Thailand Department of Fisheries (DoF) held in November in Bangkok, Thailand.
28 Nov 2022
Improving discard reporting
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority and our research partners use logbook data as a key component in management decisions for fisheries. Fishers accurately recording their catch and their discards are key to the quality of the data on decisions making.
28 Oct 2022
Seeking members for AFMA's Management Advisory Committees and Resource Assessment Groups
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is seeking applications for members on three Management Advisory Committees (MACs) and two Resource Assessment Groups (RAGs). These include the:
- Great Australian Bight Management Advisory Committee (GABMAC)
- Scallop Management Advisory Committee (ScallopMAC)
- Tropical Tuna Management Advisory Committee (TTMAC)
- Southern Squid Jig Fishery Resource Assessment Group (SquidRAG), and the
- Small Pelagic Fishery Resource Assessment Group (SPFRAG).
27 Oct 2022
Bycatch handling — know your responsibilities
To assist fishers, AFMA has developed a range of bycatch handling guides and a video to help ensure that fishers use best practice when handling their bycatch. These guides help fishers understand the importance of bycatch handling and provide helpful information on handling techniques and in understanding fishers obligations.
28 Sep 2022
Putting pressure on illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing – a multinational partnership
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) joined the French Armed Forces of New Caledonia (FANC) who hosted the sixth occasion of the international fisheries operation "NASSE".