Australian Marine Parks

Recreational fishing will be allowed in 97 per cent of Commonwealth waters within 100 km of the coast.

That means in most cases, you’ll be able to access your favourite fishing spots.

Science has told us it is important to place some ‘no-take’ areas to protect key habitats like fish spawning and feeding grounds. This will make sure we can continue to enjoy the nation’s favourite past-time into the future.

Click here to find out more about fishing in marine parks