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Public comment and consultation

Open for public comment


​The following documents are open for public comment. Details on the commenting process is present in the relevant documents below. 

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​Fish Resources Management Act 1994
Application to vary licence application

Application by WildBlue Holdings Pty Ltd to vary Aquaculture Licence No. 1655 – Invitation for Public Comment.

Pursuant to Administrative Guideline No. 1 Item 3.4.7, public comment is invited within 28 days of the date of this invitation on an application to vary an existing licence to add an additional site to WildBlue Holdings Pty Ltd aquaculture licence at Pelsaert Group Houtman Abrolhos Island​.

​Information on this application is available in the following documents:

If you wish to comment, please contact Druimé Nolan by email at​ or by mail to:
Attention: Druimé Nolan
Aquaculture Branch
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
Locked Bag 39
Cloisters Square
Perth WA 6850

To ensure that your comment is taken into account, your submission must be received by 5pm on 29 September 2022.

​29 September 2022
Public Comment on Draft Policies: Objective Setting and Allocations for Aquatic Resources Under ARMA and  ARMA-Based Harvest Strategy Policy

​As part of transitioning to the Aquatic Resources Management Act 2016, the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is seeking comment on two new draft policies.

These policies will replace the Integrated Fisheries Management Policy and the existing harvest strategy policy reflected in Fisheries Management Paper 271.

The draft policies are available for review:

If you would like to make a submission, please write to

To make sure that your views can be taken into account, please lodge your submission by 31 October 2022. 

​31 October 2022

Public consultation on the West Coast Demersal Scalefish Resource (WCDSR) management options.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is seeking input into the proposed management packages for the recreational, charter and commercial sectors to support the recovery of the West Coast Demersal Scalefish Resource.

If you wish to comment, please visit

To ensure your feedback is included, consultation has been extended and you need to complete your submission by 5pm, Friday 30 September.​

​Friday 30 September 2022


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