Fish Habitat Code of Practice - Queensland

Service summary

The Fish Habitat Code of Practice applies to routine works performed in tidal areas where disturbance of protected marine plants (for example, mangroves and saltmarsh species) may be necessary to maintain local government assets such as stormwater drains, boat ramps and jetties.

It addresses management of impacts from essential asset maintenance and aims to reduce or minimise these impacts on fish habitats.

The code is available on the Department's website. To obtain information about how the code is implemented in this legislation contact the agency direct.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Fisheries Queensland
Fisheries Services

Act(s) name

Fisheries Act 1994 (Queensland)

Contact details

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Fisheries Queensland
Fisheries Services

Phone:

13 25 23

Supporting information

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