Fisheries services

Fisheries Queensland supports the profitability and sustainability of the state's fisheries through a variety of services.

  • Illegal activities

    What to do when you see or have information about unlawful fishing activity and how to report them

  • Fisheries contacts

    Contacts for boating, poisoning, fish kill incidents, reporting issues, mangrove or marine plant disturbances, fishing marine parks, and industry contacts

  • Industry contacts

    Queensland's fishing industry groups.

  • Social media

    Information about Fisheries Queensland's use of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube

  • Brochures, booklets and posters

    A range of fisheries publications available to order or download.

  • Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol

    Information on the Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol, including contact details

  • The common and Australian blacktip sharks have black tips on all but the anal fin, however they are indistinct on adults. The origin of the first dorsal fin is above the pectoral fin insertions Shark Control Program

    Information and resources on Queensland's Shark Control Program

  • Fisheries compliance

    Information about how fisheries legislation is monitored and enforced.

  • FishNet

    View the register of authorities for information on commercial licences, permits, quota and some reports of interest. Licence holders can perform a number of online transactions, such as temporary transfer of quota.

  • Permits for fishing QLD dams

    Fisheries Queensland's Stocked Impoundment Permit Scheme requires anglers who fish in certain Queensland dams to purchase a permit before they throw in a line.

  • Habitats

    Fish habitats support manages and safeguards vital habitats by protecting marine plants and fish passage and assessment of development applications.

  • Aquaculture

    Queensland is an ideal location for developing a diverse aquaculture industry.

  • Commercial fishing licences

    Commercial fisheries are a significant contributor to the national and state economy.

  • Fisheries infringement notice

    Fisheries Infringement Notice.

  • Planning infringement notice

    Planning Infringement Notice.

  • Qfish

    This website allows you to analyse and present Queensland commercial and recreational fisheries data through the use of cubes (interactive tables) and maps.

Last updated 16 July 2015