Target One Million - Phase 2

The State Government has extended its commitment to recreational fishers in Victoria, building on its Target One Million plan grow participation to one million anglers by 2020.

To get more people fishing, more often, the renewed plan will invest over $35 million to:

Boating commitments

  • Abolish all boat ramp parking and launching fees at Victorian boat ramps;
  • Ensure every cent of licencing and registration fees is spent on improving boat ramps, boating safety and facilities;
  • Establish a Better Boating Fund to get to work immediately on urgent boat ramp upgrades across the state including Mordialloc, Queenscliff, Point Richards, Hastings and Rhyll;
  • Undertake critical maintenance at Cowes Jetty;
  • Provide eight new casual berths across Port Phillip that are accessible to the public;
  • Review management of boating infrastructure in Port Phillip and Western Port;
  • Establish a dedicated boating infrastructure authority.