Rock Lobster Management Plan Review Steering Committee

A Rock Lobster Management Plan Review Steering Committee (RLMPRSC) has been established to undertake a review of the Victorian Rock Lobster Fishery Management Plan that was declared by the Minister for Fishing and Boating in 2017.

The RLMPRSC provides representation, expertise and knowledge in pursuit of the VFA’s legislative objectives and represent the interests and expectations of the broader rock lobster fishery stakeholders interests.

The RLMPRSC will provide recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer of the VFA on the following:

  1. Provide advice on the review and performance of the Plan;
  2. Provide advice on the review and performance of the Harvest Strategy;
  3. Provide advice on the review of objectives, strategies and actions under the existing plan to establish clear direction for management of the fishery under the new plan, including any necessary regulatory or management changes that may be appropriate;
  4. Identify and make evidence-based recommendations on issues impacting the biological, social, economic and wider ecological factors affecting the performance of the rock lobster fishery (the fishery)

Steering committee meeting minutes

Meeting 1 - August, 2021

Meeting 2 -  7 October, 2021

Meeting 3 -  25 October, 2021

Meeting 4 -  6 December, 2021

Meeting 5  -  10 March, 2022

Meeting 6 -  1 May, 2022