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Government of Western Australia - Department of Fisheries


Working for the Department of Fisheries is both challenging and rewarding. We recognise that our people are our greatest asset and endeavour to create a positive work environment to enable employees to balance the demands of their job, family and other commitments while maintaining their health and wellbeing.

Our people

We have over 500 employees across the State, at our head office in Perth; research, operations and education centres in Hillarys and Fremantle; regional offices in Broome, Carnarvon, Geraldton, Fremantle and Albany; and 15 district offices. Our employees are passionate about responsible fishing and protecting and conserving marine resources.

We offer careers in a variety of fields including:

  • Research and Technical Officers
  • Research Scientists
  • Fisheries Management and Policy Officers
  • Licensing and Legal Officers
  • Human resources roles
  • Finance roles
  • Information technology roles
  • Communications and education roles. 

Our values

  • Excellence in everything we do
  • Unity by working together for a common purpose
  • Respect through acting with integrity and courtesy
  • Innovation by developing news ways and embracing change
  • Leadership by showing the way.

Discover more about working for us.​

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