Line & Trap Fishery Harvest Strategy Working Group

NSW Line & Trap Fishery Harvest Strategy Working Group

A Line & Trap Fishery Harvest Strategy Working Group is being established to engage key stakeholders in a collaborative process to develop harvest strategies for key species in the NSW inshore and offshore shelf line & trap fisheries across all harvest sectors, commencing with Yellowtail Kingfish and Snapper.

Expressions of interest have been sought to fill the following member positions on the Working Group;

  1. Independent Chairperson
  2. Independent Scientist
  3. Independent Economist
  4. NSW recreational fishers (3 positions)
  5. NSW commercial fishers (3 positions)
  6. Aboriginal fishing representative

The call for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) closed on 14 September 2022. The EOIs submitted are currently being reviewed. Unsuccessful applicants will be kept on file (unless indicated otherwise) and may be approached for later appointment in the event of a vacancy arising.

For further information relating to the role of the Line & Trap Fishery Harvest Strategy Working Group please see:

The NSW Line & Trap Fishery Harvest Strategy Working Group will be established under the NSW Government Boards and Committees framework.