Coastal

Coastal

North Queensland eDNA Fish Mapping

North Queensland eDNA Fish Mapping

Environmental DNA (eDNA) is being used to assess fish diversity in waterways. It is proving a valuable monitoring tool in the tropics, where traditional fish sampling methods, such as netting or trapping, are not always easy or appropriate.

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Nepean  River, NSW 2023

Nepean  River, NSW 2023

OzFish Hawkesbury Nepean Chapter, Wallacia progress Association, Penrith City Council and the Hawkesbury Nepean Landcare Network aim to restore a popular section of the Nepean riverbank in Wallacia and hold a responsible fishing event to educate participants on eco-friendly fishing practices.

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Hunter River , NSW 2023

Hunter River , NSW 2023

OzFish Unlimited, and partners propose to restore two degraded stretches of the Hunter River through riparian restoration and re-establishment of large woody fish habitat. The project will involve multiple community planting and education events, fish hotel building workshops, and citizen ...

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Bonville Creek, NSW 2023

Bonville Creek, NSW 2023

In partnership with Coffs Harbour Regional Landcare, the OzFish Coffs Harbour chapter got together on a rainy afternoon to repair a local wetland to support native fish. Activities on the day included the removal of environmental weeds, the planting of 150 native trees and the removal of ...

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North Pine River Shellfish Research

North Pine River Shellfish Research

Groundbreaking Research headed by OzFish will uncover if oyster reef restoration can provide a nature-based solution to the problem of nitrogen in Australia’s waterways, A pioneering trial at the North Pine River, north of Brisbane is now underway to see if oyster reefs could be the answer to ...

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Keep It Clean

Keep It Clean

Each time you go fishing is an opportunity to make a difference and the Fish For Life – Keep It Clean campaign encourages exactly that. Be part of making a difference use the hashtag #FishForLifeKeepItClean, share the videos, and show Australia just how much our waterways mean to recreational ...

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Styles Point, NSW 2023

Styles Point, NSW 2023

Lake Macquarie's delicate saltmarsh communities have faced threats due to coastal development and land reclamation. This development has resulted in significant losses, impacting the fishery. In response, OzFish Unlimited’s Lake Macquarie Chapter set up the Styles Point Saltmarsh Restoration ...

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Lake Eppalock,  VIC 2023

Lake Eppalock, VIC 2023

OzFish Unlimited, Goulburn Murray Water (GMW), North Central Catchment Management Authority (NCCMA), and local anglers are embarking on a vital project to enhance the lake's habitat. These efforts will ensure the sustainable growth of native fish, mainly the Murray Cod.

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Maroochy River and Caboolture River, QLD 2023

Maroochy River and Caboolture River, QLD 2023

Through the Caboolture and Maroochy community’s combined actions, native fish habitat continues to be protected and restored within Queensland. Restoration included improvements of in-stream habitat, saltmarsh monitoring a unique shellfish reef trial and and riparian and wetland ...

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Turning the Tide on Westernport Mangroves, VIC

Turning the Tide on Westernport Mangroves, VIC

OzFish is working with Bass Coast Landcare Network, with funding from CoastCare Victoria, to restore the mangrove forests in Western Port Bay, Victoria. The project project aims to plant up to 2,000 individual mangroves to bridge the fragmented stands of mangroves currently at the site. The ...

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Tasmania Seagrass Restoration Trial

Tasmania Seagrass Restoration Trial

OzFish, in partnership with the University of Tasmania’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), has successfully delivered the first seagrass restoration trial in Tasmanian waters. The trial undertook crucial first steps towards enabling large-scale seagrass restoration in Tasmania, ...

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