Yabby Net Exchange Program

Yabby Net Exchange Program

From 1 July 2019, the Victorian State Government will ban the use of opera house nets in all waters, both public and private. This will simplify yabby fishing regulations, encourage the use of more wildlife friendly yabby fishing gear and reduce deaths of platypus,...
A word from our Deakin Placement Students

A word from our Deakin Placement Students

Litter warriors, ready for action. We are five Deakin students who are currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Science and are extremely passionate about the health of our environment. We seek to inform and educate children in grades 3-6 about the implications litter and...
Sharing the Love 4

Sharing the Love 4

The weekend of Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd, Fishcare representatives from the Melbourne and South West region attended the 4th Sharing the Love 4 Conference in Somers. There were around 40-50 participants mainly from various marine focused volunteer community...
Seal the Loop Program – Championed by Remy

Seal the Loop Program – Championed by Remy

Wildlife in our marine and aquatic environments are impacted through dangers such as entanglement caused by discarded fishing line and other materials. Seal the Loop aims to prevent this material entering the environment at all, by installing brightly coloured bins in...
Litter Warriors Project gets Helping Hand from Deakin Students

Litter Warriors Project gets Helping Hand from Deakin Students

Fishcare is working with 5 Deakin University students as a part of their community science projects to assist in the project delivery of our Litter Warriors project.   The project will aim to deliver and develop incursion and excursion activities to schools around...
Have you seen this weed?

Have you seen this weed?

If so, let the land manager know! Spartina is a rapidly spreading introduced grass species which was first introduced to stabilise estuarine mudflats, reclaim land and prevent shoreline erosion. Spartina, a declared noxious aquatic weed species, is now known to be a...
Fish Stocking at Central Highlands

Fish Stocking at Central Highlands

Fishcare Central Highlands stock Lake Dewar and Murphys Dam so students can fish the venues and some (if they are lucky) may catch their first large Rainbow Trout. This year, Bill Wright (Fishcare volunteer) and Frank Gray from Ballarat Hatchery stocked Murphys dam...
Statewide Recreational Fisheries Roundtable

Statewide Recreational Fisheries Roundtable

The Statewide Recreational Fisheries Roundtable (SRFR) provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and the facilitation of interactions between leaders in the recreational fishing sector. It is a stakeholder’s forum, independently chaired and hosted by The...
Partnering with Vic Fish Kids Program

Partnering with Vic Fish Kids Program

Fishcare Victoria has a long standing relationship with Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) and continues to build on this partnership to deliver responsible fishing activities throughout Victoria. Fishcare is a partner of the Vic Fish Kids program and our volunteers...
Fishcare East Gippsland supporting the Twin Rivers Bream Classic

Fishcare East Gippsland supporting the Twin Rivers Bream Classic

For over 15 years, Fishcare East Gippsland has supported the Twins Rivers Business and Tourism Association’s “Twin Rivers Bream Classic” one of the region’s biggest fishing competition that is held on the third weekend in July every year. This fishing competition is...