Have Your Say

As the voice of recreational fishing in Victoria we are asked to provide comment and advice of a variety of matters that may affect the quality of recreational fishing. Below are current consultation process that we encourage recreational fishers to become involved with and have your say, in addition to surveys and polls conducted by VRFish to collect your views and opinions.


Port Phillip Bay Commercial Fishery

The Victorian Fisheries Authority is seeking feedback on the Draft Fisheries Notice and Ministerial Direction Port Phillip Bay in accordance with Section 3A of the Fisheries Act 1995. These documents describe proposed new management arrangements for the Western Port/Port Phillip Bay Fishery.

Patterson River Concept Plan

If you fish or boat in and around the Patterson River, now is the time to have your say on the area’s future use.  To find out more and complete the survey visit the Patterson River Concept Plan on the Victorian Government public engagement website.


Submissions prepared by VRFish can be found on our Submissions Page.

Freshwater Fisheries Management Plan

The Draft Freshwater Fisheries Management Plan is open for comment until March 22. The plan set out a strategic blueprint for our inland fisheries. To find out more visit the Freshwater Fisheries Management Plan on the Victoria Fisheries Authority website.

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