Fisheries management

Legislation

The Fisheries Management Act 2007 and its regulations provide the legislative framework , objectives  and guiding principles for the management of fisheries in South Australia.

Management rules for individual fisheries are provided in fisheries regulations under the Act.

Each fishery is managed by:

  • Licence conditions
  • Management plans
  • Fisheries regulations.

Management controls

There are a number of management controls that ensure sustainable fishing activities.

Controls include:

Meeting objectives

Management arrangements are in place to meet the objectives for management of fisheries in South Australia to match the individual characteristics of different fisheries and areas.

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