Glenelg Hopkins Fishery Management Plan
The Glenelg Hopkins Fishery Management Plan was declared on 16 November 2006. A copy of the advertised declaration notice is provided below.
The purpose of the Management Plan is to specify the objectives, strategies and performance measures for managing recreational fishing activities in the estuaries, rivers, lakes and impoundments across the Glenelg Hopkins Region.
The Management Plan describes:
- The key recreational fishing waterways of the Glenelg Hopkins Region;
- Current management arrangements for fishing activities and for other relevant issues that may impact on fisheries resources in the Glenelg Hopkins Region;
- Goals, objectives, performance indicators and actions for management of fishing activities in the Glenelg Hopkins Region; and
- A process for addressing other resource management issues that can impact recreational fisheries.
The Management Plan was prepared in accordance with Part 3 of the Fisheries Act 1995 (the Act).
The Management Plan was prepared with assistance from a Steering Committee which had an independent chair and representatives from the Victorian Recreational Fishing Body (VRFish), the Fisheries Co-management Council, GWM Water, the Department of Sustainability & Environment, Framlingham Aboriginal Trust, the Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority and Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation.
The Management Plan will provide management direction of the Glenelg Hopkins Fishery for the next five years.
A copy of the Glenelg Hopkins Fishery Management Plan (2006) is available online or by contacting the department Customer Service Centre on 136 186.