Principles of Birdline Construction and use to Reduce Bait Loss and Bird Deaths During Longline Setting - Australian Government

Description

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

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.

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Comply All 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.

Act(s) name

Antarctic Marine Living Resources Conservation Act 1981 AG

Regulation(s) name

Antarctic Marine Living Resources Conservation Regulations 1994 AG

Administering agency

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

Fisheries

Contact details

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Enquiries

Fisheries

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

Operating address: Level 6
73 Northbourne Ave
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address: PO BOX 7051
Canberra BC, Australian Capital Territory 2610
Phone: 1300 723 621
Phone: 02 6225 5555
Fax: 02 6225 5500
Email: info@afma.gov.au