Lake Macquarie listed as ‘trophy’ fishery


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The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has recently listed Lake Macquarie on the NSW Central Coast in the ‘trophy’ fishery program, which aims to protect dusky flathead while allowing anglers to experience the thrill of catch and release fishing. (more…)

Illegal crayfishers caught near Corowa


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A compliance operation, along the Murray River near Corowa, has resulted in two men being apprehended for alleged fisheries offences involving Murray Crayfish. (more…)

Scientist recognised for Excellence in Environmental Practice

Scientist recognised for Excellence in Environmental Practice


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NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Senior Principal Research Scientist, Dr Matthew Broadhurst has been recognised at the 2017 Sydney Fish Markets Seafood Excellence Awards with a highly commended for Excellence in Environmental Practice. (more…)

Nasty nip delivered to illegal crabbers


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A compliance operation conducted by the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI), from December 2016 to May 2017, has resulted in the seizure of over 1000 illegal crab traps and nets as well as 920 crabs. (more…)

2017 season SBT zone arrangements


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During May to October 2017, the waters off the coast of NSW become an area of significant interaction between the Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery (SBTF) and the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (ETBF). (more…)