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Northern Territory Fisheries Joint Authority

Agriculture, Water and the Environment
The Northern Territory Fisheries Joint Authority (NTFJA) has responsibility for the management of the following fisheries in waters adjacent to the Northern Territory: - Timor Reef Fishery - Demersal Fishery - Finfish Trawl Fishery - Offshore Net and Line Fishery. These fisheries are managed in accordance with the provisions of the Northern Territory Fisheries Act 1988. Members include the Commonwealth and Northern Territory ministers with portfolio responsibility for fisheries.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    H. Inter Jurisdictional and International Bodies

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Commonwealth Fisheries Act 1952; on 2 February 1995 the body became subject to the Fisheries Management Act 1991 and the Northern Territory Fisheries Act 1988

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 3000
    Darwin NT 801

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