The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is the Australian Government statutory authority responsible for the efficient management of Australian Government fishery resources on behalf of the Australian community and key stakeholders. AFMA manages fisheries within the 200 nautical mile Australian fishing zone (AFZ) and, in some cases, by agreement with the Australian States, to the low water mark. In doing so, AFMA provides management, advisory, compliance and licensing services and implements appropriate fisheries management arrangements.
This website contains details about National Fish Stock Status Report.
This index page from the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry provides information on Australian fishing and aquaculture industries. Includes aquaculture; domestic fisheries; illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing; International fisheries; market access and trade; recreational fishing; and legal & arrangements.
The Fisheries Research and Development Corporation is a rural research and development corporation within the Australian Government portfolio of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. The FRDC is the leading Australian agency concerned with planning, funding and managing fisheries research and development.
GOFish is the Australian Fisheries Management Authority's (AFMA) online business facility. GOFish enables you to submit applications online, view your record of fishing concessions as held by AFMA, keep your contact details updated, view quota and catch information, receive messages from AFMA and monitor progress of applications lodged with AFMA. To use GOFish you need to sign the Electronic Participation Agreement and return the forms to AFMA.
The Protected Zone Joint Authority (PZJA) is responsible for management of commercial and traditional fishing in the Australian area of the Torres Strait Protected Zone (TSPZ) and designated adjacent Torres Strait waters. This website provides information and resources related to Torres Strait fisheries and their management arrangements. Also included are forms and publications required to apply for, amend or renew Torres Strait fisheries licenses.