Notices and Announcements

This page provides links to recent Torres Strait fisheries notices and announcements.

Links to previous notices and announcements can be accessed from the notices archive list located in the top right corner of your screen.

Help with downloading and viewing files

Date Title
12 October 2017  Torres Strait Fisheries licence register now available
26 September 2017  Fish Receiver System: Funding Torres Strait fishers
10 February 2017 Introduction of Vessel Monitoring Systems for Primary and Carrier vessels
21 December 2016 Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery moon-tide hookah closure 2017
3 December 2015 1 February Season Opening in the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery from 2016
5 May 2015 Changes to licensing arrangements in commercial Torres Strait fisheries
22 April 2015 Torres Strait Tropical Rock Lobster Moontide Hookah Closures for 2015
10 November 2014 Australia-Papua New Guinea Treaty Cycle Meetings 2014
15 May 2014 Draft roadmap to 100 percent ownership
11 January 2013 Tropical Rock Lobster fishery – buyback of licences complete
2 July 2012 Tropical Rock Lobster fishery – buyback of licences – update
7 August 2012 Call for research proposals in Torres Strait FisheriesPre proposal template 2013-2014 (word, 46kb)  2012 Annual Operational Plan (PDF, 204kb)Strategic Research Plan for Torres Strait Fisheries 2012-2014 (PDF,798kb)
1 February 2012 The Torres Strait Finfish Fishery Management Plan
20 December 2011 The Torres Strait Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery: Buy-out of licences
16 September 2011 New Torres Strait Fisheries Legislative Instruments
10 August 2011 Harvest Strategy for the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery
5 August 2011 Call for pre-proposals for Fisheries Research in the Torres Strait
6 June 2011 New Torres Strait Prawn Fishery Legislative Instruments (29kb)
27 January 2011 Torres Strait Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery – Management arrangements for 2011
27 January 2011 20m boat rule and gear restriction trials in the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery
20 January 2011 Future Operating Environment for the Torres Strait Rock Lobster Fishery
5 January 2011 20m boat rule and associated gear restrictions in the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery (TSPF)Letter to License holders
17 August 2010 – 2010 Annual Operational Plan2010 Operational Plan for Torres Strait Fisheries
16 August 2010 2010 Call for Research Proposals in Torres Strait Fisheries (Now closed)Call for proposals 2011-2012 (now closed)Pre-proposal templateDraft Guidelines for researchers working in Torres Strait