Agriculture and Water Resources
The Queensland Fisheries Joint Authority (QFJA) has responsibility for the management of the following fisheries in all waters adjacent to Queensland: - Gulf of Carpentaria Inshore Fin Fish Fishery - Gulf of Carpentaria Line Fishery - Gulf of Carpentaria Developmental Fin Fish Trawl Fishery. These fisheries are managed in accordance with the provisions of the Queensland Fisheries Act 1994. Membership comprised of: - Queensland Minister for Fisheries, Forestry and Conservation - Queensland Minister for Primary Industries and Fisheries Deputies comprised of: - Managing Director Australian Fisheries Management Authority - General Manager Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources - Deputy Director General - Fisheries, Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries - Deputy Director - Fisheries, Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    H. Inter Jurisdictional and International Bodies

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Fisheries Management Act 1991

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    7 February 1995

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