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03 Aug 2021 Grants program puts popular fishing spot up in lights
Fishers in Geelong will benefit from a new grants program funded by fishing licence fees.
13 Jul 2021 Tagged bream lure tourists to Gippsland
Recreational fishers have another reason to get back to Gippsland with the Victorian Government tagging several black bream fish worth $5,000 each for the annual Twin Rivers Bream Classic.
02 Jul 2021 Melbourne to host World Recreational Fishing Conference
The Victorian Government has secured the hosting rights for the 10th World Recreational Fishing Conference in 2023.
25 Jun 2021 Control Area reduced as part of abalone response
Boating, diving and fishing resumes in Portland and Discovery Bay this first school holiday weekend with the abalone disease Control Area reduced in size.
23 Jun 2021 Local forums to talk fishing and boating
Recreational fishers and boaters will get the chance to hear all about their beloved pastimes and share ideas on how to make them even better at ten free forums across the state scheduled for June, July and August.
22 Jun 2021 New partnership to train fish farmers of the future
The Victorian Government has formed a partnership with GOTAFE to train the fish farmers of the future.
28 May 2021 Restrictions change for abalone disease as surveillance continues
A change to restrictions will come into place for control areas in the state’s south west, following recent detections of Abalone Viral Ganglioneuritis (AVG) in wild abalone.
24 May 2021 Best bay spawning in 24 years for sand flathead
20 May 2021 Fishing, boating, ports and freight to boost economy
The Victorian Government is supporting jobs, improving safety and taking trucks off local roads through significant investment in Victoria’s fishing, boating, ports and freight industries.
17 May 2021 Boost for recreational fishing, camping and boating facilities in Victoria
The Australian Government’s $20 million Recreational Fishing and Camping Facilities Program will fund eight projects across Victoria to improve facilities at boat ramps and jetties.