Angling clubs, individuals, community groups, local councils and organisations interested in rehabilitating fish habitats in freshwater and saltwater areas throughout NSW can apply for grants.
The Fisheries Scientific Committee has made proposed determinations to list the Stocky Galaxias, Hanley’s River Snail and Darling River Snail as critically endangered species.
The Structural Adjustment Review Committee has released it's Draft Recommendations and invites feedback
Proposed legislative changes and summary papers.
The Australian Fisheries Management Forum has developed a national statement of intent
The strategic plan identifies outcomes, strategies and key measures of success for Fisheries NSW over the next few years.
This short film discusses how boaters and fishers can help keep our waterways healthy.
When you're fishing in NSW waters you're required by law to pay the NSW Recreational Fishing Licence Fee
Shark ecologist, Vic Peddemors, explains that through failed understanding of shark behavior and the use of practices that are unsustainable, the apex predator in a fragile ecosystem is now at risk.
The NSW Government has placed restrictions on imports of live abalone from Tasmania and Victoria to minimise the risk of AVG impacting wild abalone stocks in NSW.
- Advent Energy Ltd – 2014/15 Seismic Survey – Offshore Sydney Basin Area
- Coastal Integrated Forestry Operations Approvals (IFOAs) Remake
- Fish friendly marinas
- New advisory material on Coastal Saltmarsh - a key fish habitat protected in NSW
- NSW Pacific oyster survey 2010
- Rebuilding strategy for gulper shark stocks
- Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS)
- Ornamental fish update - important information
- Permits for research, aquarium collecting and activities other than aquaculture
- NSW Shark Meshing (Bather Protection) Program
- Fishing Safety Advice
- Angel Rings program
- Safe boating with NSW Maritime Authority (www.maritime.nsw.gov.au)
For general fishing information, call the Fisheries Information Line on 1300 550 474.
- Got an iPhone? You can download the SharkSmart app from the App Store
- SharkSmart - know the risks and minimise your chance of a close encounter with a shark
- Fishing in Sydney Harbour
- NSW Seafood
- Fish kills in NSW demystified
- Fishing closures & restrictions
- NSW fish species
- Threatened Species Sighting Form
- Help stop illegal fishing!
- Newscast - a news bulletin for recreational fishers
- New South Wales submarine cable protection zones
- 27 Aug 2015First sharks tagged on the north coast [101.7 KB PDF]
- 25 Aug 2015New deal for Hastings fisherman's co-op
- 22 Aug 2015Port Macquarie shark incident response
- 20 Aug 2015Freshwater fish stocking kicks off across the State [106.4 KB PDF]
- 17 Aug 2015School students to 'Get Hooked' on recreational fishing [152.0 KB PDF]
- 14 Aug 2015Increased surveillance and tagging to help reduce risk of shark attacks [274.2 KB PDF]