Draft Commercial Dive Fishery Management Plan open for comment
The commercial dive fishery includes the management of sea urchins of the genus
Heliocidaris (short spined) and
Centrostephanus (long spined) as well as periwinkles (species
Lunella undulata). A fishing licence (commercial dive) is also needed to take any other species by diving for commercial purposes, except abalone.
The draft management plan for the Tasmanian commercial dive fishery, the
Fisheries (Commercial Dive) Rules 2021, has now been released for public comment for 60 days as required by the
Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995.
The draft plan and a paper explaining the main changes proposed can be downloaded below. Copies of these documents can also be obtained from the Licensing and Fisheries Monitoring Branch at the DPIPWE offices on the Level 1 of the Lands Building at 134 Macquarie St, Hobart or by emailing
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0457 046 561.
Download the Draft Management Plan
Consultation Draft Commercial Dive Fishery Rules
Download the Information Paper
Commercial Dive Proposed Amendments Information Paper
How to make a submission
You are invited to provide written submissions until
midnight Tuesday, 14 September 2021.
Submissions can be forwarded to:
|Post:||Commercial Dive Plan (Attn: Greg Ryan)|
Wild Fisheries Management Branch, DPIPWE
GPO Box 44
HOBART TAS 7001
|Hand Deliver:||Wild Fisheries Management Branch, DPIPWE|
Level 3, 134 Macquarie Street
HOBART TAS 7000
Submissions received will be considered in the final preparation of the management plan and addressed in a report to the Minister. If you have questions relating to the review process, please contact Greg Ryan on 0457 046 561.
Information about submissions
All submissions will be treated as public information and made available on the Department's website. If you wish for your submission to be treated as confidential, either whole or in part, please note this in writing at the time of making your submission. No personal information other than the name of individual submitters will be disclosed.