Commercial fishing update

The latest commercial fishing information in Queensland.

June 2022

  • Qld eFisher: are you on board?
  • Reporting help
  • Commercial and charter grant winners
  • Seafood Directions 2022: women in seafood bursaries up for grabs
  • Queensland export awards
  • Working group communiques

April 2022

  • Commercial fishing app makes a splash!
  • Have your say: Spanish mackerel management action
  • Gilmour Space Technologies blasting off from Bowen
  • Working group communiques

April 2022

  • Have your say: Spanish mackerel management action
  • Trawl regulated waters
  • From water to plate: Seafood Directions 2022
  • Working group communiques

January 2022

In this issue:

  • Critically essential workers
  • Queensland Seafood Industry Awards

December 2021

Special Edition

In this issue:

  • Spanish mackerel stock assessment
  • King threadfin stock assessment
  • Stout whiting stock assessment
  • Saddletail snapper stock assessment

December 2021

In this issue:

  • Get on board with Qld eCatch
  • NEW: Commercial fisher in control associations in FishNet Secure
  • FishNet Secure: sign in process
  • Fisheries reforms update
  • Great Queensland seafood
  • Lifejacket consultation: have your say
  • Share your stories to help make fishing safer
  • Great Australian Fish and Chip Awards

October 2021

In this issue:

  • Automated Interactive Voice Response (AIVR) reporting requirements
  • Opportunity for half-price on-board prawn processing equipment
  • Go Global Export Program grants
  • Producer technology uptake program
  • Queensland Seafood Industry Awards

September 2021

In this issue:

  • New reporting requirements
  • Catch disposal records (CDR) for trawl fisheries
  • Trawl fishery export approvals
  • Qld eCatch: the new app for commercial fishers
  • Using AIVR in remote areas

August 2021

In this issue:

  • New harvest strategies
  • Full steam ahead for Qld eCatch
  • Changes to FishNet Secure
  • Expressions of interest: crab, rocky reef and vessel tracking working groups
  • Commercial and charter fishing grants
  • 2021 COVID-19 business support grants
  • Avoid travel into New South Wales
  • ‘Stay Afloat’ program
  • A milestone for our monitoring team
  • Batter up: return of the Great Australian Fish and Chip Awards
  • Working group communiques

July 2021

In this issue:

  • Fisheries reforms update: 1 September 2021 changes
    • New commercial fishing rules
    • New commercial catch limits and harvest strategies
    • Legislation clarification and fixes
    • Next stage of the allocation process
    • New commercial reporting requirements
  • Fishery management update
    • East coast Spanish mackerel
    • Scallop stock assessment
  • Fishery working group vacancies
  • Shark monitoring report
  • Renew your AMSA certificates of operation
  • Simplified equipment lists for small fishing vessels
  • Batter up: return of the Great Australian Fish and Chip Awards
  • QBFP Q&A
  • Working group communiques

April 2021

In this issue:

  • Implementation of fisheries reforms
  • Quota allocation process: IMPORTANT DATES
  • Fishery working groups: new members appointed
  • A milestone for our monitoring team
  • East coast black jewfish fishery CLOSED
  • Scallop fishery CLOSED
  • Southern trawl effort RESTRICTIONS
  • Economic and social indicators
  • QBFP Q&A
  • Sustainable fisheries strategy progress

September 2020

In this issue:

  • Second round of reports announced
  • Draft harvest strategies
  • Revocation of east coast inshore Wildlife Trade Operation approval
  • Safety equipment carriage requirements

August 2020

In this issue:

  • COVID-19 update
  • Fisheries management update

April 2020

In this issue:

  • COVID-19 industry information and support
  • Fishing is an essential agribusiness
  • Social distancing
  • Economic support
  • Promoting seafood this Easter