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Consultation on options to reform the Marine Scalefish Fishery - Circular 37.3

To Chief Executive Officer
Economic Development and Tourism Staff
Elected Members
Environment Staff
Information - Engineering Staff
Planning - Building Staff
Policy and Strategic Planning Staff
Sustainability Officers
Date 10 September 2019
Contact Stephen Smith
Response Required No Respond By 11 October 2019
Summary PIRSA is seeking feedback from the commercial Marine Scalefish Fishery on an Industry Consultation Paper on reform options to the sector that aims to ensure sustainable fish stocks and a viable industry into the future.

In 2018 the State Government established a “Commercial Marine Scalefish Fishery Reform Advisory Committee” (the Committee) to guide the development and implementation of a reform package for the South Australian commercial Marine Scalefish Fishery.

The Committee have developed and released the Industry Consultation Paper(2268 kb)  

The paper identifies reform options that aim to bring about a more sustainable, vibrant and profitable commercial fishery in the longer term. 

Feedback and submissions on the Industry Consultation Paper can be directed to The closing date for feedback is 11 October 2019. Please note, all submissions will be made available to the public. 

If you are making a submission to PIRSA, it would be appreciated if you could also please provide a copy to Stephen Smith

For further information on the reform process please refer to the PIRSA website here:

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