Current consultation

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Consultation Plan Purpose of Consultation Start/Finish Date
Letters sent to SIV and VRFish on 26 June 2020 inviting comment. All public comments accepted until closing date (3 July 2020). To seek feedback on the DRAFT Fisheries (Further Revocation) Notice 2020,(WORD - 35.3 KB) in accordance with Section 3A of the Fisheries Act 1995. 26 June 2020 to 3 July 2020

Fisheries (Spider Crab) Notice 2020 Consultation Plan (WORD - 497.9 KB) .

To seek feedback on the DRAFT Fisheries (Spider Crab) Notice 2020 (WORD - 35.9 KB) in accordance with section 3A of the Fisheries Act 199515 September 2020 to 27 October 2020
Letters sent to stakeholders on 25 September 2020 inviting comment.  All public comments accepted until closing date (30 October 2020).

To seek feedback on the amended draft Further Abalone Quota Order (WORD - 34.1 KB) and associated amended Fisheries (Central Abalone Zone) Notice (WORD - 58.5 KB) for 2020/21 Central Abalone Zone quota period.

It is proposed to extend the quota period to 30 June 2021 to align with the financial year, allow reasonable access to Total Allowable Commercial Catch (TACC) during a time of reduced fishing effort and support abalone stocks by extending the harvest period for the 2020/21 TACC.

Closing date for submissions: Friday 30 October 2020

Please provide any comments regarding the draft FAQO and Fisheries Notice in writing to Mark Asplin, Abalone Fishery Manager, at 2A Bellarine Highway, Queenscliff 3225 or mark.asplin@vfa.vic.gov.au

25 September 2020 to 30 October 2020