Budget Release brings big news for NT Fishing.

With the release of the Northern Territory Governments 2015/16 Budget “Simpler, Safer, Smarter” there is some big news for recreational fishing in the NT.

We have made a copy of the budget available for download on our website by clicking here.

Here is a quick extract from the budget to give you a bit of an idea!

The 2015-16 Budget recognises the importance of recreational fishing to the estimated 32,000 anglers who enjoy occasional or regular participation.In this Budget you will notice:

  • $4.5 million to upgrade the Dundee Beach boat ramp
  • $3.21 million for the continued sustainable management of Territory aquatic resources
  • $2 million to upgrade the Shady Camp boat ramp
  • More than $1 million to continue providing access to Territory coastal waters for recreational and commercial fishers.

Download the budget and have a read of the changes to recreational fishing in the NT.