• Stop the trawlers targeting spawning king george whiting

    Trawlers Targeting Spawning KGW

    Commonwealth managed trawlers are smashing our whiting! Write to Senator Duniam to save our whiting.

  • πŸ“£ Have your say! πŸ“£ Bellarine Basin rehabilitation

    Barwon Water are embarking on a project to transform the disused Bellarine Basin site into more than 30 hectares of environmental and public open space to be enjoyed by the community for years to come. Have your say and...

  • Have Your Say on Issues Affecting Recreational Fishing

    Get involved by contributing your views…

  • VRFish pledges support for Goulburn Broken Regional Catchment Strategy!

    We encourage recreational fishers to do the same. Your fishing will depend on it. The strategy identifies the big-picture changes required to build the resilience of the Catchment’s land, water, biodiversity and people now and into the future. The...

  • Management of Instream Woody Habitat

    Improving the management of Instream Woody Habitat in Victoria In the past, some believed that instream woody habitat (IWH) increased risks of flooding and erosion and hampered river navigation.  This led to riparian clearing and the removal of large...

  • Fix Wimmera Mallee Pipeline Recreational Water

    We’ve written to the Minister for Water Lisa Neville to advocate for the improved security of recreational water supply and delivery to ten Wimmera Mallee recreational lakes. Wimmera Mallee communities now face the situation that recreational water has received...

  • πŸ“£ Have Your Say πŸ“£ Outline for consultation: National Fisheries Plan

    Consultation on the National Fisheries Plan is now open. The National Fisheries Plan aims to provide a shared vision and strategic framework to prioritise actions and enhance collaboration among Australian governments to drive sustainable growth of the Australian fishing...

  • π—¨π—£π——π—”π—§π—˜ | Abalone Control Area

    The Control Order was re-signed by the Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) on 20 August 2021, with no changes having been made to the Control Area since 10 July 2021. Restrictions within the Control Area remain unchanged and unlikely to...

  • Shark Mates

    Welcome to Shark Mates! Shark Mates is a collaboration between Monash University, VRFish, the Victorian Fisheries Authority and Flinders University that aims to catch, care, and conserve, to better the fishing experience for everyone.Learn about the best way to...

  • Delivering camping on Waterfront Licenced Crown Land – A Golf Clap!

    VRFish supports delivery of the Andrews government election commitment for 100s of free camping opportunities for all Victorians. The government is finalising new regulations governing recreational use of crown land such as riverbanks to give Victorians more options to...

  • Mulloway Tagging Project Records New Recaptures

    Image of Nic Tribonias from the Mulloway Tagging Victoria Facebook group The Nature Glenelg Trust‘s Mulloway tagging project is investigating broad-scale movement patterns of mulloway across Victoria and interstate. The citizen science project aims to tag 2000 mulloway through...

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