All posts tagged "Access"

  • 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...

  • VRFish Commends Labor’s Election Result

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victoria’s 838,000 recreational fishers, congratulates the Andrews Labor Government on their resounding election result and look forward to working closely with them over the next four years to make fishing better. VRFish Chairman, Mr....

  • Time to Take Back Our Waters

    Tullaroop Reservoir near Maryborough is a great trout fishery, whether you’re targeting brown or rainbow trout, you’re likely to leave pretty satisfied. It receives a healthy stocking rate with around 48,000 trout stocked over the past year giving anglers...

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