Fisheries

Lakes closed due to fire-fighting activities

Lake Macdonald and Lake Maroon are closed to all on-water recreation due to fire-fighting aircraft refilling from these lakes.

Shark control equipment removed from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
Due to a recent Federal Court decision, shark control equipment has been removed from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park area – equipment is still in place outside of the marine park.

Changes to fishing rules in Queensland
A number of changes to recreational, charter and commercial fishing rules commenced on 1 September 2019. We are working through changes to this website to ensure information is up to date.