Contact us

By phone and email

General enquiries

For general fisheries enquiries, call 136 186 from anywhere in Australia for the cost of a local call (except for mobiles and public telephones, which have additional costs).

If you are deaf, or have a hearing impairment or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service on 133 677 or visit

Recreational fishing licence enquiries

For recreational fishing licence inquiries, including purchasing a licence or requesting the details of a licence, please call 136 186 or email

Report a fisheries offence

To report suspected illegal fishing, please call 13 FISH (13 3474) and have the information listed here ready.

Commercial fishing licence enquiries

For commercial fishing licence inquiries, please call (03) 8392 6860 or email

Fish translocation

For fish translocation inquiries, please call (03) 5258 0281 or email


For all inquiries not listed above, please submit your query or feedback using the web form below and we will endeavour to respond within 48 hours.

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