Fisheries Advocacy

QSIA has been a vocal advocate for the rights of its members and commercial fishing in Queensland.

Fisheries Reform Process: QSIA Submission

Final Submission_3 June 2018


Sustainable Fisheries Strategy Discussion Papers

The Queensland government has released four discussion papers for comment by Sunday 20 May 2018.

Crab Discussion Paper

CRFFF Discussion Paper

EC Inshore Discussion Paper

Trawl Discussion Paper

Responses to these discussion papers is required by Sunday 20 May 2018. QSIA will be coordinating an industry response to the discussion papers.  The association will provide a feedback process by the end of May 2018.


QSIA and the introduction of VMS

QSIA correspondence regarding the introduction of vessel management systems to the commercial fishing sector.

Issues with VMS


QSIA Submission Green Paper Submission

The following paper was drafted in response to the State Government’s fisheries green paper process.

QSIA Green Paper Submission 14 October 2016


Reef Blueprint for Resilience

QSIA concerns regarding the Reef Blueprint for Resilience

Letter to GBRMPA_2 Dec 2017