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COVID-19 update: Our offices are still open for business and our field staff are continuing their work in the community, with staff well informed to follow appropriate health guidelines. At the moment, we are avoiding activities in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to reduce the risks to these more vulnerable Queenslanders. There has been minimal disruption to services, but there may be some delays – we have plans in place to ensure we can continue delivering essential services and support to Queenslanders. Due to the inevitable need to close offices to manage the risk associated with COVID19, clients should call ahead rather than just arrive at our service centres. For the latest advice, visit or

COVID-19: Seqwater lakes closed to fishing
Recreation areas at Seqwater-managed lakes and parks will be closed from Thursday 26 March 2020 until further notice. This includes all land-based and water-based recreation, including fishing.

East coast black jewfish fishery CLOSED
The annual catch limit for the east coast has been reached. Black jewfish is a no-take species on the east coast for all fishers for the rest of the 2020 calendar year.