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Seagrass Restoration

Seagrass Restoration

OzFish is leading the way in seagrass restoration around Australia and with the help of passionate recreational fishers, they are working to restore this vital ecosystem one seagrass seed at a time.

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Shellfish Revolution

Shellfish Revolution

We’ve lost almost all of our shellfish reefs making this one of Australia's most threatened marine habitats and OzFish is spearheading the largest community-driven restoration program around the country.

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River Resnagging and Fish Hotels

River Resnagging and Fish Hotels

Millions of snags have been deliberately removed through large-scale desnagging operations across the country. OzFish are on a mission to put every them back in so our native fish can breed, feed and shelter.

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Fisher Science

Fisher Science

Fisher science aims to give everyday fishers the tools to discover more about their local fishing ecosystem and share their knowledge with their community, to grow and respect in the sport they love for generations to come.

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Landcare NSW Partnership

Landcare NSW Partnership

OzFish Unlimited and Landcare NSW have joined forces to empower local communities across NSW to improve their local waterways. Focusing on habitat restoration to improve the health of habitats in their local waterways.

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Tackling Litter

Tackling Litter

Recreational fishers are concerned about litter and pollution in their local waterways and its impact on fish and their habitats. OzFish is activating Aussie anglers to be more sustainable and clean up their waterways leaving a lasting legacy for the next generation.

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Fish Emergency Recovery

Fish Emergency Recovery

The Fish Emergency Recovery program actively monitors bushfire affected waterways, restores habitat for threatened aquatic species impacted by these catastrophic events and is ready to mobilise at the next emergency.

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Mangrove and Saltmarsh Restoration

Mangrove and Saltmarsh Restoration

OzFish are working alongside local stakeholders to safeguard and revitalise key saltmarsh and mangrove areas through projects that restore habitat and boost fish populations.

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River Repair Bus

River Repair Bus

A converted 12-seater bus and heavy-duty trailer is single-handedly keeping our waterways neat and clean all year round removing rubbish, clearing out weeds and planting new trees for fish all while giving new river restoration skills to underemployed locals to gain future jobs.

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Fish Screens

Fish Screens

Every year 100 million native fish are killed when they get sucked into pumps and swept down irrigation channels but a modern fish screen can reduce losses of native fish by 90%. Installing fish screens on pumps may  be one of the most important restoration projects of the 21st century.

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Talking Fish

Talking Fish

These projects are focused on knowledge and information sharing to build the capacity of recreational anglers to undertake and better prioritise actions in their own backyard.  

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Trees for Fish

Trees for Fish

Trees create shade, shore up the bank from erosion, provide food filter water, shade out weeds, and make future homes and habitat for native fish and OzFish are planting millions of trees for our native fish along our waterways.  

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  • Edward River, NSW

    OzFish Unlimited worked alongside Edward Wakool Angling Association, NSW DPI Fisheries, and the Joint Indigenous Group (JIG) to undertake the restocking and tagging of Freshwater Catfish into…
  • Wentworth NSW

    This project aimed to improve the health of the Lower Darling River by reducing rubbish found in the waterway, reducing invasive pest species and removing illegal opera…
  • Balranald Community Fishing Day

    A community fishing day held in Balranald on the banks of Murrumbidgee River brought together locals to remove carp and round up illegal opera house nets.
  • Macquarie River, NSW

    To improve habitat and establish refuge wetlands for Olive Perchlet, a threatened species, by planting native trees, removing woody weeds, removing pest fish species, rubbish removal, and…
  • Oolong Creek, NSW

    Efforts to control woody weeds along Oolong Creek include mapping the area to identify high-value habitats and barriers. Methods are being developed to improve in-stream habitats by…
  • Coldstream River – Stage 2, NSW

    OzFish, landholders, and volunteers rejuvenated Coldstream River, removing 500m of weeds, planting 1000 natives, enhancing fish habitat, and fostering community engagement for a healthier ecosystem.
  • Maguires Creek, NSW 2024

    This project will restore 250m of riparian vegetation along Maguires Creek. Helping to improve habitat, and bring back some of the ‘Big Scrub’ for Australian Bass, Herring…
  • Burringbar Creek, NSW 2024 

    Oz Fish are working with the community to remove invasive weeds and plant out natives along a 200m stretch of riparian zone to improve habitat for Australian…
  • Seeds for Snapper, Fleurieu Peninsula SA 2024 – Volunteer Interest Form

  • Seeds for Snapper, ADELAIDE SA 2024 – Volunteer Interest Form

  • Seeds for Snapper, WA 2024 – Volunteer Interest Form

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    Clarence River Estuary, NSW 2024

    OzFish Unlimited are working closely with Yaegl Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation (TOAC) to help restore saltmarsh and mangroves in the Clarence River Estuary, which are culturally and…