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THE Senate disallowance motion on the series of Commonwealth Marine Parks has been defeated...

Detailed maps of the proposed Sydney Marine Park are now available detailing numerous sanctuary zones at popular rec fishing locations.

HOPES remain high that thermal pollution flowing down the Macquarie River from the depths of Burrendong Dam, NSW, will stop once and for all, with the reinstallation almost complete of the $3.4 million dollar curtain after it failed in 2016.

AUSTRALIA'S peak national fishing bodies have joined forces in support of the Coalition Government’s Commonwealth Marine Park management plans.

AN enticing line up of Australia’s premier outdoor, 4x4 and fishing experts will make special guest appearances at the National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo at the Melbourne Showgrounds this weekend, August 17 to 19, 2018.

FISHING masterclasses will be included in the entry price to the Brisbane Boat Show when it opens from August 24 to 26 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre South Bank.

GOT an idea that will enhance or rehabilitate fish habitat in NSW?Applications for funding under the 2018 NSW DPI Habitat Action Grants program are now open.

A RECENT survey of two-spined blackfish in the northeast region of Victoria completed by Arthur Rylah Institute showed a significant increase in two spined blackfish numbers in 2018 compared to previous years.

A YELLOWTAIL kingfish tagged on April 13 this year by Cristy Worsteling of the iFish TV show while filming a recent episode at Jervis Bay has recently been recaptured.

VICTORIA'S peak recreational fishing body, VRFish, is seeking expressions of interests from Victorian recreational fishers to join their State Council.

EIGHT people have been fined a total of $6500 for separate illegal fishing offences near Pooncarie and Boggabri, NSW.

THE sustainability and ethics of NSW's commercial fishing industry is being called into question after an alleged mulloway haul on the state's South Coast.

INTERESTED anglers now have until 5pm Monday, August 13, to snag $100 to help them attend the 10th Fishers for Fish Habitat Forum in Ballina, NSW.

FUEL cards are being issued to groups undertaking fish stocking and fish habitat rehabilitation programs.

AS part of an angler survey, NSW DPI is hoping to install cameras at Thompsons Creek Dam, NSW, to assess angler visitation.