Enforcement outcomes 2013-2014

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 40,000 inspections during the period between 1 July 2013 and 30 June 2014.

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

665

108

72

24

27

10

Recreational

39275

3649

1664

1238

1430

55

Unlicensed/Take for sale

170

29

1

3

1

10

Marine parks – Inspections

438

177

62

63

65

5

Aquaculture

124

7

6

1