The future of NSW fisheries – ACORF needs you

Expressions of Interest are now invited from persons with expertise in recreational fishing to fill a number of upcoming vacancies on the Advisory Council on Recreational Fishing (ACoRF).

Potential ACoRF applicants will need to possess specific expertise in one or more of the following areas: estuary fishing, offshore fishing, sale of fishing tackle, indigenous fishing issues/traditional fishing practices, the media (reporting on fishing), as well as knowledge of issues relating to recreational fishing and factors affecting recreational fish stocks.

The Council meets up to three times each year, generally in Sydney. Members are paid a sitting fee, travel and accommodation expenses and are appointed for terms of up to three years. Applications are encouraged from women, persons from non-English speaking backgrounds and indigenous Australians.

Expressions of Interest should include a resume detailing experience, knowledge and any affiliations relevant to the position sought, and sent to:

Recreational Fishing Committees – Confidential
NSW DPI – Fisheries
PO Box 21

Please indicate the Council/Committee position you are applying for. Closing date for applications: Friday 24 April 2009. For further information visit the NSW DPI website: or contact Belinda Lucas on (02) 9527 8523; email –


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