Abalone Management Plan Amendments

​​​​​​2017 Draft Abalone Management Plan​

Public comment on these proposals closed on 23 October 2017.

The Fisheries (General and Fees) Regulations 2016 were reviewed during 2017 and subsequently a new management plan will be prepared for the abalone fishery. The proposed changes included:
  • changes to commercial abalone size limits and boundaries;  and
  • tightening of receipt requirements and on-water possession limits for non-licensed fishers.

There were no changes to recreational size, bag and possession limits.

Key Documents

Consultation drafts of the proposed​ Fisheries (General and Fees) Amendment Regulations (No. 3) 2017 and the Fisheries (Abalone) Rules 2017 plus a summary of the proposed changes are below.

 
 

Most of the changes related to commercial north-west boundaries and size limits contained in the Fisheries (General and Fees) Amendment Regulations (No. 3) 2017

Contact

Principal Fisheries Management Officer (Abalone)
Matt Bradshaw
GPO Box 44
HOBART TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3033
Email: matt.bradshaw@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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