Enforcement outcomes

Compliance statistics 2017-2018

The Victorian Fisheries Authority collects annual compliance statistics to report to the general public and our stakeholders. The statistics provide an overview of our annual compliance priorities and results from enforcement activities carried out in Victoria by Fisheries Officers.

Numbers of fisheries inspections undertaken

Fisheries Officers conducted over 36700 inspections during the period between 1 July 2017 and 31 March 2018.

Table detailing the number of inspections and enforcement outcomes summarised by fishing sector conducted by Fisheries Officers between 1 July 2017 and 31 March 2018.

Fishing sector

Inspections conducted

Offenders detected

Verbal warnings issued

Official warnings issued

Infringement notices issued

Briefs written

Commercial

529

54

27

17

8

2

Recreational Fishing

35488

3076

1303

1148

1143

23

Unlicensed/Take for sale

29

28

8

3

5

5

Marine parks – Inspections

336

206

118

45

56

3

Aquaculture

52

17

2

17

2

1

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