Hunter Chapter

The OzFish Hunter Chapter is a vibrant community of dedicated anglers and conservationists committed to preserving and enhancing the aquatic habitats in the Hunter region. Focused on sustainable fishing practices and habitat restoration, the Chapter actively engages in projects that protect local waterways and support biodiversity. Through educational programs, hands-on restoration activities, and community events, they foster a deep connection to the environment and promote responsible stewardship. To get involved, join their regular meetings, participate in volunteer activities, or become a member and contribute to the ongoing efforts to safeguard local fish habitat.


The Hunter Valley Chapter covers a large area, it’s 120km north of Sydney, all the way up through Newcastle and inland towards the state’s North West region. The Hunter Valley is one of the largest river valleys on the NSW coast and includes the popular Port Stephens estuaries and their freshwater rivers and streams.


The traditional owners of the Hunter region are the Worimi, Awabaka, Wonnarua, and Geawegal Aboriginal people.


Members meet periodically throughout the year for informal gatherings, discussing projects and enhancements to the regions fish habitat. Meeting details, including dates and venues, are communicated to members via email notifications.

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