Enforcement outcomes 2021-2022
Compliance statistics 2021-2022
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 again conducted more than 45,800 inspections during the period between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022.
The below table details the number of inspections and enforcement outcomes summarised by fishing sector conducted by Fisheries Officers between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022.
Commercial fishing inspections
Marine safety inspections
Recreational fishing inspections
Marine Park activities
Marine Park inspections
Marine Park patrols
Verbal warning given
Official warning issued
Infringement notice issued
Prosecution briefs submitted
|Note: Commercial fishing includes inspections of wholesale / retail premises.