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The Fishing Tasmania website is maintained by the Marine Resources Division of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania.


Wild Fisheries Management

The Wild Fisheries Management Branch is responsible for:

  • the sustainable management of commercial and recreational sea fisheries;
  • administering relevant parts of the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 and operate within the provisions of that Act; and 
  • developing and implementing fisheries management policies and plans to ensure commercial, recreational, indigenous and scientific fishing is undertaken in a sustainable manner.  

Licensing and Compliance

The Fisheries Licensing and Compliance Branch is responsible for:

  • the licensing of all commercial fishing in Tasmanian State waters under the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 (LMRMA) and the Fishing (Licence Ownership and Interest) Registration Act 2001 and subordinate legislation.
  • the collection and data entry of catch and effort information under the LMRMA and subordinate legislation
  • the investigation of possible non-compliance with the LMRMA and subordinate legislation.
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Contact

Recreational Fishing Enquiries
Level 3, 134 Macquarie St
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 3233, 1300 720 647
Email: fishing.enquiries@nre.tas.gov.au

Wild Fisheries Management Branch
Level 3, 134 Macquarie Street
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3000, 1300 368 550
Email: fishing.enquiries@nre.tas.gov.au

Commercial Fisheries Licensing
Level 1, 134 Macquarie Street
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3000, 1300 368 550
Email: fisheries.licensing@nre.tas.gov.au

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Contact us

Recreational Fishing

Level 3, 134 Macquarie St

Hobart TAS 7000

Phone: (03) 6165 3233, 1300 720 647

Email: fishing.enquiries@nre.tas.gov.au

Commercial Fisheries

Level 3, 134 Macquarie St

GPO Box 44

Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550

Email: commercial.fisheries@nre.tas.gov.au

Commercial Fisheries Licensing

Level 3, 134 Macquarie St

GPO Box 44

Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550

Email: fishing.licensing@nre.tas.gov.au