Enforcement outcomes 2015-2016

Compliance statistics

Fisheries Victoria 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 41,600 inspections during the period between 1 July 2015 and 30 June 2016.

Table detailing the number of inspections and enforcement outcomes summarised by fishing sector.

Fishing sector

Inspections conducted

Offenders detected

Verbal warnings issued

Official warnings issued

Infringement notices issued

Briefs written

Commercial

827

125

86

47

19

15

Recreational

40302

3919

1486

1516

1544

49

Unlicensed/Take for sale

30

21

4

3

1

8

Marine parks – Inspections

402

181

67

63

79

2

Aquaculture

47

14

5

31

8

1