Current consultation

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

Consultation Plan Purpose of Consultation Start/Finish Date

Victorian abalone fishery 2021/22 total allowable commercial catch (TACC)

To seek feedback on the draft further abalone quota orders (FAQO) and associated fisheries notices (FN) for 2021/22.

Advisory forums will be held in December 2020 and March 2021.

Statutory consultation documents will be published on the VFA website following the TACC advisory forums with an expected completion date of 5 February 2021 for the Eastern Zone and 30 April 2021 for the Central and Western Zones.

Consultation on the draft FAQOs and FNs will be for a period of 10 working days following publication.

02 December 2020 to 30 April 2021
Victorian Pipi Fishery 2021/22 Total Allowable Commercial Catches (TACCs)
(PDF - 502.8 KB)

To seek feedback on the draft Further Quota Order for the 2021/22 pipi fishing season   (PDF - 23.2 KB) .

The VFA has considered the status of the fishery and propose that the current TACCs of 10 tonne for Discovery Bay (Western) zone, 40 tonne for Discovery Bay (Eastern) zone and 2 tonne for Venus Bay commercial zone be continued for the 2021/22 fishing year.

Written comment is welcomed by Friday 5 February 2021 to Sonia Talman at

11 January 2021 to 05 February 2021