Enforcement of fishing rules

Project

Organisation

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

Coastal recreational mobile squads

There are 3 mobile compliance squads with two Fisheries Officers in each, which enforce saltwater recreational fishing regulations, in particular recreational fishing fee requirements whilst patrolling popular fishing areas including recreational fishing havens. This project provides funding for three of the six mobile Fisheries Officers.

NSW DPI

SW

$495,261

SW

$500,754

SW

$506,452

9 coastal fisheries officers

This project provides funding for 9 coastal fisheries officers which maintain capacity of DPI to enforce fisheries rules and regulations, including the recreational fishing fee requirement across NSW coastal areas.

NSW DPI

SW $1,105,641

SW $1,120,614

SW $1,135,927

6 inland fisheries officers

This project provides funding for 6 additional inland fisheries officers maintaining capacity of DPI to enforce fisheries rules and regulations including the recreational fishing fee requirement across NSW inland areas.

NSW DPI

FW  $855,809

FW $867,086

FW $878,619

Projects funded prior to 2015/16 can be viewed in the: