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These Summer holidays make sure to report any illegal fishing, fish kills or disease, especially of native fish, to your state authority. The emergency phone numbers for each state and territory are below:

  • New South Wales: Fishers Watch – 1800 043 536
  • Victoria: Environment Protection Authority – 1300 EPA VIC (1300 372 842)
  • South Australia: Fishwatch Hotline – 1800 065 522
  • Queensland: Department of Environment and Science – 1300 130 372, Fishwatch hotline 1800 017 116
  • Australian Capital Territory: Access Canberra – 13 22 81
  • Western Australia: Fishwatch – 1800 815 507
  • Northern Territory: Fishwatch – 1800 891 136
  • Tasmania: Fishwatch – 0427 655 557

30 actions we can take to save the Murray-Darling Basin’s native fish,
according to Australia’s top fisheries scientists

All of us who care for native fish can use this summary to support our own efforts – whether it be applying for grants, lobbying policy makers or restoring the habitats in which native fish can thrive. These 30 actions shared here that help restore native fish populations can be categorised into four key areas: flow management, water infrastructure, other restoration approaches, and support and engagement practices.

Read the full list

 

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