Current consultation

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

Consultation PlanPurpose of ConsultationStart/Finish Date
Draft Fisheries (Gummy and School Shark) Notice

To seek feedback on the draft Fisheries (Gummy and School Shark) Notice 2020 in accordance with Section 3A of the Fisheries Act 1995.

Draft Fisheries (Gummy and School Shark) Notice


Draft Fisheries (Gummy and School Shark) Notice Consultation Plan

23 December 2019 to 10 January 2020
Victorian Abalone Fishery 2020/2021 Total Allowable Commercial Catch (TACC)

To seek feedback on the draft further abalone quota orders (FAQO) and associated fisheries notices (FN) for 2020/21.

Advisory forums will be held in November 2019 and January 2020.

Statutory consultation documents will be published on the VFA website following the TACC advisory forums with an expected completion date of 7 February 2020.

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

Eastern Zone Consultation

Eastern Zone workshop summary

Draft Eastern Zone FAQO

Draft Eastern Zone Fisheries Notice

Closing date for submissions: Friday 24 January 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

12 December 2019 to 8 February 2020
Fisheries (Western Port/Port Phillip Bay Fishery Catch Limit) Notice 2019

To seek feedback on the draft Fisheries (Western Port/Port Phillip Bay Fishery Catch limit) Notice 2019 in accordance with Section 3A of the Fisheries Act 1995.

Draft Fisheries (Western Port/Port Phillip Bay Fishery Catch Limit) Notice 2019

4 June 2019 – 13 June 2019

2019/20 Sea Urchin Total Allowable Commercial Catch (TACC)

To seek feedback on the draft further quota order for 2019/20, in accordance with Section 3A of the Fisheries Act 1995.

Draft further quota order for Sea Urchin TACC 2019/20

27 May to 10 June 2019