All posts tagged "Gippsland"

  • Peachtree Creek Campground Upgrade, Tamboon Inlet

    Parks Victoria has announced a $235,000 upgrade to the Peachtree Creek Campground near Tamboon Inlet as part of the Victoria’s Great Outdoors funding. The campground has 11 campsites and provides access to the waters of Tamboon Inlet via an...

  • Plan to Rebound the Gippsland Lakes

    VRFish is thrilled with the release of the draft Gippsland Lakes Recovery Plan which outlines the suggested next steps to rebound the beloved fishery back to a premier fishing destination. Recreational fishers are leading the charge for management reforms...

  • Star of the South Offshore Wind Farm Project

    The Star of the South is Australia’s first proposed offshore wind farm. If successful, the project will be located off the south coast of Gippsland. Offshore wind farms are used to generate reliable, clean and sustainable energy. VRFish has...

  • Golden Tag Competition Postponed

    As Victoria recently moved to Stage 3 Restrictions to help manage the spread of COVID-19, the Victorian Fisheries Authority have announced that their Golden Tag competition will be postponed until further notice. Launched on March 1, the Golden Tag...

  • Golden Tag Competition Launching on Sunday

    The Golden Tag Competition is getting underway from 12:01am on Sunday 1 March 2020 as announced today by Minister for Fishing and Boating, Jaala Pulford. There are 1,000 tagged fish across East Gippsland and the North East. The first...

  • Recreational Fishers Cast Support for Gippsland Lakes Recovery Plan

    Recreational fishers have overwhelmingly thrown their support towards boosting fish stocks in the Gippsland Lakes after VRFish released the results of a survey conducted with 683 recreational fishers. Victorian fishers want to play an active stewardship role in their...

  • Gippsland Lakes Fishery One Step Closer to Recovery

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victoria’s 838,000 recreational fishers, welcomes the introduction of important legislation to commence the buy-out of commercial nets in the Gippsland Lakes. VRFish Chairman, Mr. Rob Loats, said, “Our iconic Gippsland Lakes fishery is in...

  • Gippsland Lakes Buy-Back Date Set

    VRFish and Gippsland Lakes Recreational Fishing Alliance met with the Victorian Fisheries Authority in Lakes Entrance to learn they are drafting legislation to progress the commercial netting buy-back in the Gippsland Lakes. Minister for Fishing and Boating Jaala Pulford...

  • A Historical Moment for the Future of the Gippsland Lakes

    Written by David Warren, President of the Gippsland Lakes Recreational Fishing Alliance. On the 30th of October, Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister Jaala Pulford announced a policy commitment to end commercial netting of fish in the Gippsland Lakes by...

  • Gippsland Lakes Destined to be Great Again

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victorian recreational fishers, is ecstatic that a re-elected Labor Government has committed to a compulsory buy-out of all Gippsland Lakes commercial netting licences by 2022. Labor have listened to the voices of the recreational...

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