There are many ways you can contribute your time to help make fishing better in Victoria, including citizen science projects. Fishing clubs are generally heavily involved in many local projects and we recommend making contact with your local fishing club to find out more.

Fishcare Victoria

Fishcare aims to promote responsible and sustainable fishing practices to the next generation of anglers, the organisation is made up of passionate volunteers that feel very strongly about protecting and enhancing our fisheries, waterways and aquatic environments. To find out more visit fishcare.org.au.

Native Fish Australia

Native Fish Australia is a volunteer organisation with a passion for the well-being of Australia’s native freshwater fish and the rivers, streams and other waterways that they inhibit. To find out more visit https://www.nativefish.asn.au.

Ozfish Unlimited

OzFish Unlimited is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to helping the millions of Aussie recreational fishers take control of the health of their rivers, lakes and estuaries and shore up the future of the sport they love. OzFish Unlimited partners with fishers and the broader community to invest time and money into the protection and restoration of our waterways, counteracting decades of degradation. You can find out more, join a local chapter or start your own local chapter by visiting https://ozfish.org.au/chapter/victoria/ 

Australian Trout Foundation

The Australian Trout Foundation (ATF) is calling all anglers and fishing clubs to register their interest to help rejuvenate Victoria’s wild trout streams. Volunteers can help with planting trees in riparian zones and support in-stream habitat restoration projects. To find out more visit atfonline.com.au.

That’s The Thing About Fishing

That’s The Thing About Fishing is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to helping the most vulnerable members of the community through the group social interaction of fishing. They run fishing programs with disability groups, mental illness, youth-at-risk and family groups. To find out more visit thatsthethingaboutfishing.org.au.

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