Education delivery 2013

Education activities April 2013- June 2013

The Fisheries Education Unit provided education programs to 53 schools and 4129 students during quarter 4. In addition Fisheries Education staff delivered structured education programs about responsible fishing to 50 students from Years 4&5 and 9.

For the year (2012/13) education programs have been provided to 26248 students from 313 schools.

In Q4, Fisheries Education Officers and Fisheries Officers attended 11 community events talking to approximately 1500 people about responsible fishing, fishing rules and interesting fishy facts.

The 13Fish Fisheries Intelligence Reporting Line was promoted to 4129 school pupils taught through activities run from the Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre (MFDC) for the quarter.

In Q4, 591 people participated in Fisheries Education's Autumn Holiday Program and learned collecting abalone, rock lobster and pipis from Victoria's intertidal habitat is illegal.

Operation Outreach is directed at bringing fisheries education activities to communities in regional Victoria. It combines our school and community education activities.

In Q4, Operation Outreach commenced in Bendigo. Fisheries education provided tailored education activities to 150 grade 5&6 primary school students; 60 community members and 20 members from the Karen community.

Education activities January 2013- March 2013

Students at fishing education expo

The Fisheries Education Unit provided education programs to 81 schools and 8193 students during the quarter.

For the year to date, education programs have been provided to 22116 students from 257 schools.

In addition 2360 people participated in the Fisheries Education's Summer Holiday Program at the Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre.

Fisheries Education & Enforcement Branch staff also attended the following community engagement events:

January 2013

Venus Bay education days

Venus Bay

January 2013

ITZ education days

Various

January 2013

Luna Festivals

Various

January 2013

East meets West Festival

Footscray

January 2013

90 mile fishing competition

Golden Beach

January 2013

Barwon heads community safety day

Barwon Heads

January 2012

The Science Experience

Queenscliff

February 2013

Apollo Bay Seafood Festival

Apollo Bay

February 2013

Western Bulldogs family day

Footscray

February 2013

Twilight kids fishing event

Shepparton

February 2013

ACME field Days

Allansford

February / March 2013

Crime Intervention Program

Mornington

March 2013

Cultural diversity Week events

Various

March 2013

San Remo fish festival

San Remo

March 2013

Wimmera Field Days

Horsham

March 2013

Nagambie fishing competition

Nagambie

March 2013

BCF anglers information Evening

Bendigo

March 2013

Altona beach festival

Altona

March 2013

A day at the Zoo

Werribee Zoo

March 2013

Lake Bolac eel festival

Lake Bolac

March 2013

Love Lorne family fishing day

Lorne