Nominations Open for National Recreational Fishing Awards

The Recreational Fishing Awards recognise the excellent achievements of people and projects within the Australian recreational fishing sector.

This year, the Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation is calling for nominees for the following 8 categories:

Nominations close 18th November 2019.

Each category winner will receive an award acknowledging their achievements. These prestigious awards will be presented at the 2019 National Recreational Fishing Conference Gala Dinner on the evening of 11 December 2019 at the Grand Chancellor Hotel, Hobart.

Benefits to Nominees

These awards have been designed to highlight and recognise the achievements of the many hardworking people in the recreational fishing industry. Our people work hard, achieve much and mostly it goes unnoticed. By nominating a worthy individual or project for the 2019 Recreational Fishing Awards, you can support and commend the hard work produced by individuals, groups, Clubs, businesses and organisations.

Who is eligible?

People or projects entering the Awards must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • The nominated person or project must be an Australian citizen/project
  • With the exception of Category 8, the nomination submission must relate to an action, activity, project, etc occurring during the period between 2017 and 2019 (although it may have been occurring for longer than this period)
  • Your reason for recognising this person, project or activity must demonstrate how their actions contributed towards achieving your organisation/Team’s vision to improve recreational fishing in Australia
  • There is no entry fee for nominations
  • You are eligible to enter yourself or your own project, another person or another project
  • Nominations must be received by COB Monday 18th November 2019




For more information visit the Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation website here.

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