Consultation timeline

Stage One – Online engagement on Consultation Paper – CLOSED
31 August – 21 September 2018

Recreational fishers were invited to submit their views on the formation, structure and function of a new Minister's Recreational Fishing Advisory Council body, an advisory group to directly engage with the Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development on recreational fishing issues.

Thank you to those who contributed their feedback. You can read the results of the consultation.

Read more about the stage one consultation process.

Stage Two – Nominations Open – 17 December 2018 – 11 February 2019

Members of the recreational fishing community will be invited to nominate for a role on the Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council.

Find out more.

Stage Three – Voting – 18 February 2019 – 18 March 2019

Members of the recreational fishing community will be invited to vote for candidates.

Stage Four – Council members announced – by April 2019.


UPDATE: Below is a record of what appeared on YourSAy during the open consultation process from 31 August 2018 - 21 September 2018.

We want the views of recreational fishers about establishing the new Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council.

What is being decided?

The State Government is looking to establish the Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council (the Council) as an advisory group to directly engage with the Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development on recreational fishing issues.

The Council would provide feedback and advice on recreational fishing policy, development issues and initiatives that impact the sector, as well as any other matter referred to the Council by the Minister.

Get involved

This Consultation Paper details the proposed role, membership, selection criteria, nomination and selection processes of the Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council.

You can provide your feedback by reading the Consultation Paper and completing the online survey.

How can your input influence the decision?

We are asking recreational fishers their views on the formation, structure and function of the new Minister's Recreational Fishing Advisory Council body.

All survey responses will be published online under your name and organisation (if relevant) all other personal details will be masked.

Contact details

If you have any questions regarding the Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council please contact us via:

Closing Date: Friday 21 September 2018