Fishery Advisory Committees

​​​​​​​​Fishery Advisory Committees (FACs) provide advice to the Minister on important issues affecting each of Tasmania's wild fisheries.

The COVID-19 pandemic restrictions will curtail the operation of "normal” FAC meetings over the next few months. However, there is still a need for FAC advice to be provided to the Minister on priority issues—for example, harvest strategies, TAC setting, legislative management plan changes and future COVID-19 recovery plans. 

Consequently, the Department has been considering practical alternatives to in-person, full, or part day FAC meetings, and in the interim, the principles for the operation of FACs included in the following document will be used as a guide.

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Wild Fisheries Management Branch
Level 3, 134 Macquarie Street
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3000