Enforcement outcomes 2011-2012

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 55,000 inspections during the period between 1 July 2011 and 30 June 2012.

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

740

87

36

43

28

10

Recreational

54066

4146

2145

1208

2298

47

Unlicensed/Take for sale

85

34

1

11

5

5

Marine parks – Inspections

485

144

52

46

86

2

Aquaculture

40

5

0

1

0

1