The Andrews Labor Government today celebrated a major milestone in its work to end commercial netting in Port Phillip Bay. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today joined fishing and media icon Rex Hunt at Albert Park Angling Club to announce that 33 of the 43..
Nearly a third of the 30 Victorian waters being stocked with Murray cod stockings this summer will receive more fingerlings than last year as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s commitment to increase fish stocking to five million. The Target One Million plan for recreational..
Legislation to end commercial netting in Port Phillip Bay has been passed through Parliament. The Fisheries Amendment Bill 2015 delivers on a key commitment of the Andrews Labor Government’s Target One Million plan for recreational fishing, which aims to get more people fishing, more often,..
The Andrews Labor Government today announced new measures to help make Blue Rock Lake one of Victoria’s premier Australian Bass fisheries. Recreational anglers will now have better access to the Lake, near Moe, thanks to changed rules that change horsepower and boat length rules. The..
A new three-stage project to enhance Konongwootong Reservoir’s fishing facilities has started thanks to funding from the Victorian Government’s Recreational Fishing Grants Program. Every year the Victorian Government, through revenue derived from the sale of recreational fishing licences, funds projects that improve fishing opportunities. This..
Former independent Member for Gippsland East, Craig Ingram, has been appointed by the Andrews Labor Government as a Special Coordinator to assist with implementing its Target One Million plan to grow recreational fishing in Victoria. The Minister for Agriculture, Jaala Pulford, said Mr Ingram’s most..
Regional Victoria is set to benefit from $20 million in new initiatives and services to help grow recreational fishing in Victoria by encouraging families to get outdoors and enjoy fishing. The Andrews Labor Government’s Target One Million plan – to be secured in the 2015-16..
Minister for Agriculture, Jaala Pulford, will tonight release 50 catchable-size golden perch into Victoria Park Lake at the Twilight Fishing event to help grow recreational fishing in Victoria. Twilight Fishing is an iconic annual event that encourages people from all ages to try fishing for..