Legislation and Management Plans

Police inspect southern rock lobsterThe Wild Fisheries Management Branch of DPIPWE is responsible for the management of fishing in State marine waters and the Inland Fisheries Service has jurisdiction over freshwater fishing. Links to the relevant fisheries legislation and guidelines for commercial and recreational fishers to follow are provided below.


Rules and Management Plans


Research Area Orders

  • Elephant Rock Fisheries (Research Area) Order 2009
  • North Bay Fisheries (Research Area) Order 2009
  • Fisheries (Research Area) Order (No.1) 2009
  • Fisheries (Research Area) Order (No.5) 2008
  • Taroona Waters Fisheries (Research Area) Order 2008
  • Fisheries (Research Area) Order 1996


Fisheries Licensing and Ministerial Guidelines

These are administrative policy guidelines approved by the Minister under section 75 of the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995.
See also:


Commercial Fishing Enquiries
1 Franklin Wharf
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3000, 1300 368 550
Email: fisheries.licensing@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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