Current consultation

Contact us with any enquiries about Victoria's Fisheries consultative arrangements.

Consultation Plan Purpose of Consultation Start/Finish Date
Fisheries (Rock Lobster Tagging) Notice 2021
(PDF - 368.5 KB)

To seek feedback on the draft Fisheries (Rock Lobster Tagging) Notice 2021 (PDF - 155.7 KB) , which will replace the existing Fisheries Notice on 1 July 2021. Management arrangements put in place by this proposed Fisheries Notice are unchanged from the previous year. The Fisheries Notice provides for a transitional period during which the VFA prepares to launch the new program set to commence on 16 November 2021.

Consultation on the draft Fisheries Notice will be open from 04 June 2021 to 20 June 2021.

Any submissions received in relation to the consultation being conducted by the VFA will be published on the VFA’s website. In making a submission, unless the person making the submission indicates to the contrary, they will be consenting to their submission, including their name only, being published on the VFA’s website for 90 days from the conclusion of the consultative process.

Please provide any comments regarding the draft Fisheries Notice in writing to Toby Jeavons, Fishery Manager, via email toby.jeavons@vfa.vic.gov.au

4 June 2021 to 20 June 2021
Victorian Giant Crab Fishery 2021/22 total allowable commercial catch (TACC) (PDF - 448.5 KB)

To seek feedback on the draft further quota order (FQO) (PDF - 67.5 KB) for the 2021/22 Giant Crab Fishery.

Consultation on the draft FQO will be open from 04 June 2021 to 13 June 2021. Copies of the 2019/20 Giant Crab Stock Assessment Report (PDF - 1.4 MB) and RLRAG recommendation on setting the 2021/22 TACC (PDF - 195.0 KB) can be accessed by clicking the links provided.

Any submissions received in relation to the consultation being conducted by the VFA will be published on the VFA’s website. In making a submission, unless the person making the submission indicates to the contrary, they will be consenting to their submission, including their name only, being published on the VFA’s website for 90 days from the conclusion of the consultative process.

Please provide any comments regarding the draft FQO in writing to Toby Jeavons, Giant Crab Fishery Manager, at 2A Bellarine Highway, Queenscliff, 3225 or via email toby.jeavons@vfa.vic.gov.au

4 June 2021 to 13 June 2021

Fisheries (Further Corner Inlet Fishery) Notice 2021

To seek feedback on the draft Fisheries (Further Corner Inlet Fishery) Notice 2021, which has a proposed implementation date of 19 June 2021.

It is proposed this will replace the existing Fisheries (Corner Inlet Fishery) Notice 2020 which is automatically revoked on 18 June 2021.

Consultation on the draft Notice is open from 27 May 2021 to 10 June 2021.

Any submissions received in relation to the consultation being conducted by the VFA will be published on the VFA’s website. In making a submission, unless the person making the submission indicates to the contrary, they will be consenting to their submission, including their name only, being published on the VFA’s website for 90 days or more from the conclusion of the consultative process.

Please provide any comments regarding the draft Notice in writing to Lachlan Smith, policy analyst, via email to lachlan.smith@vfa.vic.gov.au

27 May 2021 to 10 June 2021

Fisheries (Western Port/Port Phillip Bay Fishery Catch Limit) Notice 2021

To seek feedback on the draft Fisheries (Western Port/Port Phillip Bay Fishery Catch Limit) Notice 2021, which will replace the existing Fisheries Notice on 18 June 2021. Management arrangements put in place by this proposed Fisheries Notice are unchanged from the previous year.

Consultation on the draft Fisheries Notice will be open from 24 May 2021 to 15 June 2021.

Any submissions received in relation to the consultation being conducted by the VFA will be published on the VFA’s website. In making a submission, unless the person making the submission indicates to the contrary, they will be consenting to their submission, including their name only, being published on the VFA’s website for 90 days from the conclusion of the consultative process.

Please provide any comments regarding the draft Fisheries Notice in writing to Kylie Wohlt, Principal Policy Analyst, via email kylie.wohlt @vfa.vic.gov.au

24 May 2021 to 15 June 2021