Compliance statistics 2022-23
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 have conducted more than 21,900 inspections during the period between 1 July 2022 and 31 December 2022.
The below table details the number of inspections and enforcement outcomes summarised by fishing sector conducted by Fisheries Officers between 1 July 2022 and 31 December 2022.
Commercial fishing inspections
Marine safety inspections
Recreational fishing inspections
Marine Park activities
Marine Park inspections
Marine Park patrols
Verbal warning given
Official warning issued
Infringement notice issued
Prosecution briefs submitted
|Note: Commercial fishing includes inspections of wholesale / retail premises.|