Future snapper management arrangements in South Australia - Update

27 September 2019

New Snapper management arrangements announced

More than 800 completed responses were received in reply to the online consultation, and a further 88 submissions received from individuals and key stakeholder groups.

View the YourSAy responses.


The Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council submission

The Marine Fishers Association submission

The Surveyed Charter Boat Owners and Operators Association submission

The Australian Fishing Trade Association submission

Public consultation - completed survey responses summary

Following consideration of the latest available science and feedback from all stakeholders, new management measures for South Australia’s Snapper fishery have been introduced to achieve long-term improvement of South Australian Snapper stocks.

The changes will take effect from midday 1 November 2019. Full details are available on the PIRSA website.

Read the media release from the Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development.

We thank those who took the time to contribute to the consultation process, we value everyone’s feedback.