Welcome to the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries' engagement and conversation platform. This is your online space where you can have a say about initiatives and issues in agriculture, fisheries and forestry that affect you. You can join the conversation through forums, surveys, polls, crowd-sourcing ideas and events.

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The Queensland Government is reviewing the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001 (the ACPA). The review marks 20 years since the ACPA commenced. Animals are an important part of life for most Queensland...
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Queensland's Stocked Impoundment Permit Scheme (SIPS) helps fund the stocking of dams and weirs with native fish for recreational fishing. We invite you to participate in a short survey, which is ...
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The Sustainable Fisheries Strategy 2017 - 2027 paves the way for Queensland to have a world-class fisheries management system. Working groups are the key formal stakeholder engagement mechanism under ...
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Our fire ant biosecurity zones will change on 7 June 2021. Ten suburbs will be added to zone 2 and 20 suburbs will move from zone 2 to zone 1 (listed in Table 1 below). The changes to zone 1 will pro...
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The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) is undertaking a broad review of the implementation and administration of vessel tracking in Queensland's commercial fisheries. This review aims t...
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Projects Under Review

Fisheries Queensland has partnered with Surf Life Saving Queensland to deliver the SharkSmart drone trial. This survey and quick poll closed at 3.00pm AEST on Wednesday 7 April 2021. Thank you to eve...
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Thank you to everyone who answered our survey. The survey response period has now closed. You can still provide your thoughts on the recommendations outlined in the CSIRO report: Review of Red Importe...
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Fisheries Queensland has developed a draft harvest strategy for the East Coast Inshore fishery. Public consultation closed on 31 January 2021. The documents can still be downloaded from the Document L...
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Fisheries Queensland has developed a draft Stout Whiting Harvest Strategy. Public consultation closed on 31 January 2021. The documents can still be downloaded from the Document Library (on the right)...
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Fisheries Queensland has developed a draft Sea Cucumber Harvest Strategy. Public consultation closed on 31 January 2021. The documents can still be downloaded from the Document Library (on the right).
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Fisheries Queensland has developed draft Harvest Strategies for Coral and Marine Aquarium Fish. Public consultation closed on 31 January 2021. The documents can still be downloaded from the Document L...
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Fisheries Queensland has developed draft Harvest Strategies for the Crab fisheries. Public consultation closed on 31 January 2021. The documents can still be downloaded from the Document Library (on t...
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Fisheries Queensland has revised the Harvest Strategy Policy based on learning from the development process over the last two years. Public consultation closed on 31 January 2021. The documents can st...
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Consultation for the draft policy for fish stocking in Queensland closed on 31 August 2020. This draft policy was developed to clarify current management arrangements for fish stocking in public and p...
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Fisheries Queensland has developed a draft Tropical Rock Lobster Harvest Strategy. Public consultation closed on 31 January 2021. The documents can still be downloaded from the Document Library (on th...
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Fisheries Queensland has developed draft Harvest Strategies for the Trawl fisheries. Public consultation closed on 31 January 2021. The documents can still be downloaded from the Document Library (on ...
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Closed projects

Engagement is now closed for Growing for Queensland. Thank you to everyone who participated in the process. The strategy team are now considering all the information generated throughout engagement t...
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Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ) and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) surveyed businesses to understand the current state of eCommerce, and the factors limiting its adoption or e...
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AgFutures and the announcement of the Queensland Agriculture Awards was a free online event on 17 September 2020. You can watch the recording of the live event here. Traditionally, AgFutures and the Q...
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