Completed consultation

All completed consultation plans, written submissions and The Victorian Fisheries Authority's response and decisions will be shown on this page for three calendar months.

Completed consultationSubmission/sResult of consultationEffective decision date
Draft Victorian Eel Fishery Management Plan 2017 Seafood Industry Victoria on behalf of commercial eel industry:East Gippsland Wild Caught Fisheries Eels and Carp GroupAustralian Platypus Conservancy

In August 2017, Hon. Jaala Pulford, Minister for Agriculture, declared the Victorian Eel Fishery Management Plan 2017. More information and a copy of the plan can be found at:

Victorian Eel Fishery Management Plan 2017 
28 August 2017
Rock Lobster Tagging Fisheries Notice

VRFish [MS Word Document - 103.0 KB]

SCUBA Diver's Federation of Victoria [MS Word Document - 882.9 KB]

Victorian Rock Lobster Association [MS Word Document - 66.3 KB]

Ross Winstanley, Recreational Fisher [MS Word Document - 14.2 KB]

Jordan Hill, Member of Southern Freedivers [MS Word Document - 13.6 KB]

The tagging of recreationally caught rock lobsters commenced on 1 July 2017. For more information on the program please visit  www.vic.gov.au/lobstertag

 A copy of the Rock Lobster Tagging Fisheries Notice can be obtained at the Fisheries Legislation and Regulation  page.

1 July 2017
2017/2018 Ocean Scallop TACC

Submissions on the 2017/2018 Ocean Scallop Total Allowable Commercial Catch [MS Word Document - 19.7 KB]

Following consultation in accordance with Section 3A of the Fisheries Act 1995, the 2017/2018 Total Allowable Commercial Catches have been set for the ocean scallop fishery:

1 April 2017
2017/18 Abalone TACC

Submissions on the 2017/18 Abalone Total Allowable Commercial catch [MS Word Document - 25.5 KB]

Following consultation in accordance with Section 3A of the Fisheries Act 1995, the 2017/18 Total Allowable Commercial Catches have been set for the abalone fishery.

1 April 2017

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