You may be entitled to a monetary reward if you report the following;
Convictions in court can take place many months after the illegal activity was reported. This length of time can be influenced by the number of alleged offenders involved, investigations required and any appeals to court decisions. Issue of penalty infringement notices or remediation orders will usually take place weeks or months after the illegal damage was reported.
The monetary values for the rewards are determined by a number of factors as outlined in the table below.
|Take of abalone and rock lobster||The amount/weight of the abalone/lobster seized; how many offences for which the offender was convicted, and whether any additional offenders were involved|
|Harm to fish habitat||The type /area of habitat affected and severity of habitat damage|
If you think you may be entitled to a monetary reward after making one of these illegal activity reports, then contact 02 4328 8605. If you provide information about illegal activity then that information and your identity will remain confidential.