Australia Fisheries Management Authority Commonwealth EM Program

Project Overview:

Archipelago delivers a full range of EM services to several national fisheries in Australia. These include the Eastern and Western tuna and billfish fisheries (pelagic longline) as well as the groundfish hook and trap fisheries (gillnet and auto-longline. This is a mandatory program contracted by the fisheries agency, funded through service levies collected by government from industry quota holders. This program has been in place since 2014 and provides a full range of EM services to these fisheries on a year-round basis and covers about 80 vessels.