NEWS for Fish Stocks

Show your support for Port Phillip Bay fishers29th October 2015

In November, the Victorian Government will seek to ban commercial net fishing in Port Phillip Bay. This means Victorians will no longer have access to fresh, local and affordable seafood. Read more here: Save Bay Seafood To show your support for Port Phillip Bay commercial f...


Nagging Siren wins seal competition16th October 2015

Australian Maritime College students have come up with novel designs for devices that could reduce the incidental capture of seals during trawl fishing. Their designs were concocted as part of a competition jointly sponsored by the SETFIA and AFMA. Following judging by AFMA, scientists and industry, prizes were awarded to the winning students by Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries, Senator Rich...


Marine park management: tick and flick emails are not consultation4th March 2013

25 February, 2013. For immediate release. The South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) urges Minister Burke to engage in some genuine face-to-face consultation on the issue of Marine Park management. The South East Fishery is having another two marine parks imposed upon it. This will bring the total number of parks in the fishery to 15 and will see more than 90% of the South Ea...