Sea Fishing & Aquaculture

Fish illustration by Peter Gouldthorpe
The Department manages recreational and commercial sea fisheries and has a strong focus on marine education and promoting public awareness of sustainable fisheries practices.

Marine farming is also regulated by the Department and has expanded rapidly in Tasmania in the past decade to become one of Tasmania's major industries.

Contact

Marine Resources Group
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3000, 1300 368 550
Email: fishing.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Marine Farming
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3110
Fax: 03 6233 3065
Email: marinefarming.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Recreational Fishing Enquiries
1 Franklin Wharf
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3233, 1300 720 647
Email: fishing.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Commercial Fishing Enquiries
1 Franklin Wharf
FPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3000
Fax: 03 6223 1539
Email: fisheries.licensing@dpipwe.tas.gov.au