Victoria's commercial fisheries supply an extensive variety of species to domestic and international markets and provide some of the world's finest seafood, including abalone, rock lobster, King George whiting and snapper.
To ensure the sustainability of our valuable fisheries, the resources are managed to a world-class standard through a range of fisheries management tools and strategies.
Victoria's commercial fisheries are:
Several of Victoria's commercial fisheries have received accreditation under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
More information on these fisheries is available at http://www.environment.gov.au/marine/fisheries/vic-managed-fisheries.
East Gippsland Octopus Fishery
An ongoing, secure commercial octopus fishery has been established in East Gippsland.
Wild Catch Seafood Trial
Buy fresh fish straight from the boat, thanks to an exciting new wild harvest trial.
Delivering for commercial fisheries
Ensuring a profitable and sustainable commercial fishing industry in Victoria.
Corner Inlet Management Plan
The VFA has commenced development of a Corner Inlet Fishery Management Plan.