Enforcement outcomes 2018 -2019

Compliance statistics 2018-19

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 conducted over 55200 inspections during the period between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019.

Tables below detailing the number of inspections and enforcement outcomes summarised by fishing sector conducted by Fisheries Officers between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019.

Sector

Inspections

Offenders

Verbal Warning

Official warning

Infringements

Brief

Commercial Fishing

600

80

33

17

17

10

Recreational Fishing

51709

4640

1414

1890

1970

22

Maritime Safety

2672

440

259

134

136

0

Marine Parks Patrols (1354)

218

104

9

37

58

0

Aquaculture

21

3

3

0

0

0

TOTAL YEAR  

55220

5267

1718

2078

2181

32