All posts tagged "Access"

  • DELWP Water Planning

    DELWP want to hear your views on how they meet the region’s water challenges over the next 50 years, so they can meet the needs of a growing population with a drier, warmer climate. Your feedback will help 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...

  • Campaign Success to Allow Camping on Crown Land

    New laws will permit camping on licensed Crown Land water frontages that have grazing licenses for the first time after Legislation passed through the Legislative Council. VRFish is elated its ‘Public Access to Public Land’ campaign and advocacy has...

  • Farm Biosecurity and Public Access to Public Land

    The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has issued a scare campaign aimed at reducing recreational fisher access to public land. A central component of the VFF’s scare campaign is to suggest recreational fishers are a biosecurity threat to Victorian farms....

  • Camping on Crown Land Clarity

    An election commitment to remove the express prohibition on camping in section 401A of the Land Act 1958, for water frontage public land under licence, has seen a misinformation campaign launched by the Victorian Farmers Federation to spook land...

  • Have Your Say on Access for Yallock-Bulluk Marine and Coastal Park

    The Victorian Government is creating the Yallock-Bulluk Marine and Coastal Park as part of the $105.6 million commitment to ‘Victoria’s Great Outdoors’ initiative. It will span the coastline from San Remo to Inverloch and combine existing parks and reserves....

  • New ‘Boating Vic’ App Launched Ahead of Summer

    A brand new Boating Vic App and website have been launched this week. Built by Maritime Safety Victoria, Boating Vic is a comprehensive trip planning tool with all the boat ramp information, how many parking bays, weather information direct from...

  • Suspended: Yarra River Waterway Rules Consultation

    VRFish has some grave concerns for a proposal by Maritime Safety Victoria (MSV) that will kill in its current form will off boat-based bream fishing in the Yarra River. The proposed changes to the rules are intended to apply...

  • Barkers Creek Reservoir Open to Kayaks and Canoes

    We know how important safe, easy and ongoing access is to our fishers so we’re pretty excited to see the rollout of on-water access to six Victorian reservoirs.  Labor’s Maree Edwards, Victorian Fisheries Authority and Coliban Water launched Barkers...

  • Victorian Fishers Motor into Golden Era

    Most fishers are probably more concerned with going fishing than politics but you can’t escape the reality the two collide. When state and federal elections come around they are an opportune time for the recreational fishing sector, through peak bodies...

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