Have your say

​​​This page lists open and recently closed public consultations run by the Department. These consultations provide opportunities for the community and stakeholders to have their say​.

Under the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 and its subordinate legislation, the management plans, rules and regulations of Tasmania's fisheries are reviewed at legislated intervals.

Public Consultations


Open for public comment

There are currently no open consultations to display


Closed for public comment

  • Giant Crab Rule Changes

    Proposed rule changes for the Tasmanian Giant Crab Fishery have now closed for public comment.

    Closed on: 27 Nov 2023

  • VMS Rule Changes

    Changes to the VMS provisions in the Fisheries Rules 2019 came into effect on 8 January 2024.

    Closed on: 13 Oct 2023

  • Scalefish Fishery Rule Changes

    New scalefish rules come into effect for recreational and commercial fishers from 1 November 2023.

    Closed on: 25 Sep 2023

  • Harvest Strategy Policy

    The Harvest Strategy Policy for Tasmanian Wild Fisheries and Implementation Guidelines for the Harvest Strategy Policy for Tasmanian Wild Fisheries.

    Closed on: 21 Apr 2023




Contact

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

Hotline

Fishwatch Report illegal fishing

0427 655 557

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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 1, 134 Macquarie St

GPO Box 44

Phone: (03) 6165 3000, 1300 368 550

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