WG-IMALF 94/19 - Principles of Birdline Construction and use to Reduce Bait Loss and Bird Deaths During Longline Setting - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to comply with these principles if you intend to use streamer lines for fishing in the seas surrounding the Antarctic.

These principles apply to professional fishing activities at sea and relates to the testing of streamer lines, for the minimisation of the incidental mortality of seabirds in the course of longline fishing or research in conservation areas. Streamer lines under test should be constructed and operated in accordance with these principles.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

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WG-IMALF 94/19 - Principles of Birdline Construction and use to Reduce Bait Loss and Bird Deaths During Longline Setting - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

Administering agency

Department of the Environment and Energy
Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division

Act(s) name

Antarctic Marine Living Resources Conservation Act 1981 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Antarctic Marine Living Resources Conservation Regulations 1994 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of the Environment and Energy
Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division


Operating address:
John Gorton Building King
King Edward Terrace
Parkes
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 787
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1800803772

Phone:

02 62741111

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