Chapters

An Ozfish Chapter is simply an official group of Ozfish members who participate in fish habitat rehabilitation. Your local Chapter is the ‘go-to place’ to get involved with any projects in your area such as resnagging, riverbank planting, weir removal, fish ladders or anything that will ultimately improve your local fish habitat.

JOIN a Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! We will put you in touch with your local Chapter.

OzFish Hunter Chapter (mid-coast NSW)

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! The Hunter River Chapter will be tackling restoration of some of the most important fish habitats in coastal NSW. The Hunter needs widespread return of its shellfish reefs, riparian vegetation and fish passage currently disturbed by a range of floodgates. The Hunter’s diverse range of habitats are known for their importance as a fish ...

OzFish Bunya Bunya Chapter (South East QLD)

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! OzFish Bunya Bunya are a unique OzFish Chapter of indigenous fishers in south eastern Queensland. They will bring their traditional knowledge of the management of the local fisheries into their work to restore the habitat of their sea country.

OzFish Orange Chapter (mid-western NSW)

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! OzFish Orange Chapter is joining their western NSW neighbours in caring for fish habitat in their stocked waters in and around Orange as well as the Bell River. Working with the local community, with the support of Orange City Council, the Chapter are well on their way to making a difference to habitat for Yellowbelly, Silver Perch and ...

OzFish Lismore Chapter (northern NSW)

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! CONNECT to the Chapter through their Facebook Group. OzFish Lismore Chapter is paving the way for fish habitat restoration in the upper Richmond River and Wilsons River. Working with farmers, community, young people, families and more, the Chapter will be addressing issues such as the lack of trees along the river, bank stability, fish ...

Central Moreton Chapter

Moreton Bay – Shellfish Reef Project Moreton Bay (Quandamooka) has lost many thousands of hectares of fish habitat such as seagrass and saltmarsh but by far the biggest loss has been that of shellfish reefs, with studies showing around  95% loss of suitable shellfish reef habitat in western Moreton Bay.  These largely unseen and lesser known reefs were once the life blood of our bay. ...

OzFish Tweed River Chapter

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! CONNECT to the Chapter through their Facebook Page. The Tweed Valley is a subtropical oasis located in the Northern Rivers of NSW. The network of waterways that contribute to the Tweed River are home to a variety of popular recreational fishing species including; Bream, Whiting, Mulloway, Mangrove Jack and Australian Bass.  Agriculture, ...

OzFish Perth Chapter

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! CONNECT to the Chapter through theirFacebook Page. OzFish Perth Chapter have identified three sites that are currently being surveyed around the Shelley Foreshore area in the Canning River for a resnagging project. OzFish Perth has found evidence of old shellfish reefs in the area and is hopeful that by introducing large woody debris ...

OzFish Wagga Chapter

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! CONNECT to the Chapter through their Facebook Page. Ozfish Wagga is driven by a group of enthusiastic and committed recreational fishos. We are keen as mustard to see our local waterways restored and thriving with enhanced habitat and strengthened native fish populations. Desnagging of the Murrumbidgee River first commenced in 1855 and much ...

OzFish Cairns Chapter

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! OzFish Cairns now has a group of dedicated local fishos guiding its foundational activities toward better habitat and more fish for the local area.  Local stakeholders such as Terrain NRM, Cairns Regional Council and Cassowary Coast Council are strong supporters of the initiative, and partnership projects are already in planning. Local ...

OzFish Hawkesbury-Nepean Chapter

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! Formed by a group of fly fishing enthusiasts, the Hawkesbury-Nepean Chapter members have their sights set on restoring and conserving their local waters to ensure their fishery remains in top condition for years to come. Projects Australian Fly Fishing Festival 2018 Hawkesbury-Nepean Chapter hit the floor running by co-hosting the ...

OzFish Pumicestone Passage Chapter

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! The OzFish Pumicestone Passage Chapter was formed to assist with the restoration of fish habitat and fish populations in the Northern Moreton Bay region. The Chapter hopes to give recreational fishers in the local community opportunities to; create new fish habitat, improve water quality and fish passage, control populations of noxious fish ...

OzFish Northwest NSW Chapter

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! CONNECT to the Chapter through their Facebook Page. Based around the Tamworth area OzFish Northwest Chapter are keen to restore native fish habitat in their local rivers. Historically desnagging and removal of vegetation from riverbanks has contributed to a decline in fish stocks. Projects OzFish on the Peel – Anglers for Habitat This ...

OzFish Gold Coast Chapter

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! CONNECT to the Chapter through their Facebook Page. Our Gold Coast Chapter have their sights set on some exciting restoration projects. The Gold Coast contains a spectacular network of waterways consisting of some 480 km of rivers and streams and 774 hectares of dams, lakes and canals that wind their way through the city’s landscape to ...

OzFish Onkaparinga River Chapter

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! CONNECT to the Chapter through their Facebook Page. The Onk Chapter was founded by a group of passionate recreational fishers that are motivated to seek better environmental improvement along the Onkaparinga River. Due to clearing of vegetation, littering and pollution, the fishery is under threat. Their aim is to restore aquatic habitat ...

Ozfish South West Victoria Chapter

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! Connect through the OzFish SW Victoria Chapter Facebook Page. Ozfish South West Victoria is a group of like minded fishers who can see the benefit of improving fish habitat to assist in increasing fish stocks. Due to human activity, many of the rivers in south west Victoria have been desnagged and/or have poor water quality. The ...

Ozfish Richmond River Chapter

Our Richmond River Chapter invites you to partner with us in protection and restoration of our local river system counteracting decades of degradation in several key areas, including up to 70% loss of the Richmond’s fish habitat, chronic acidity and related problems along with severe siltation. Our Charter for the Richmond River; Reverse the decline of fin fish stocks and marine biota on the ...

Ozfish Inland Waterways Chapter

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! CONNECT to the Chapter through their Facebook Group. Inland Waterways is a proud chapter of Ozfish Unlimited. We started out from very humble beginnings when some like-minded fishers got together in 2008, with a goal of improving river health and fish stocks. Starting with a small raffle, and then moving onto running the Easter Lake ...

Ozfish Tenterfield Chapter

JOIN the Chapter by becoming an OzFish Member today! CONNECT to the Chapter through their Facebook Page. OzFish Tenterfield chapter was founded by passionate anglers like Harry Davey who envisage a big future for their local native fishery. Good natural populations of Murray cod and golden perch can be found in the rivers, however they are under threat from land use practices. With a bit of ...