News and Events

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Harvest Strategy
20/3/2023

Public consultation opens for Harvest Strategy Policy

The draft Harvest Strategy Policy for Tasmanian Wild Fisheries and Implementation Guidelines are now available for public consultation.

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Blacklip abalone
15/3/2023

A "Paua-ful" event: The 11th International Abalone Symposium

The International Abalone Symposium in Auckland, supported by the Tasmanian Government, brought together abalone industry, research, and government delegates from across the world.

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SMRCA Signing
6/3/2023

Sustainable research agreement renewed

The sustainable research agreement between NRE Tas, IMAS and the University of Tasmania has been renewed for another 10 years.

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Long spined sea urchins
9/2/2023

A national approach to the longspined sea urchin

The National Centrostephanus Workshop was held in Launceston in February 2023.

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Flathead in tank
25/1/2023

Launch of Flathead Discovery Days

Flathead Discovery Days have just launched as part of the Flathead for the Future program.

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Southern sand flathead underwater
23/12/2022

Working together to futureproof sand flathead stocks

NRE Tas will work with fishers, researchers and the community to implement actions to address a decline in sand flathead stocks.

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Recreational rock lobster pot
14/12/2022

Rock lobster fishers trial recreational catch app

An app is being trialled during the 2022-23 season to collect real-time recreational catch data.

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Blacklip abalone
30/11/2022

Total allowable catch set for commercial abalone fishery

The total allowable catch for the commercial abalone fishery has been set for the 2023 season.

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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