Enforcement outcomes 2014-2015

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 47,000 inspections during the period between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2015.

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

1039

181

111

69

35

15

Recreational

45360

4439

1887

1478

1789

44

Unlicensed/Take for sale

362

32

1

2

5

11

Marine parks – Inspections

495

188

77

57

80

3

Aquaculture

92

11

5

6

20