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The Department of Fisheries (Department) is continuing to improve the efficiency and transparency of the regulatory assessment processes for prospective aquaculture ventures, and is in the process of implementing initiatives to increase competitiveness and attract private investment for some larger-scale aquaculture proposals. Support provided by the Department, particularly in areas such as fish health, has contributed to the growth of the industry, which will be underpinned by a secure and informed policy platform to facilitate future growth.
Aquaculture development, Aquaculture economics, Aquaculture regulations, Freshwater aquaculture, Western Australia
Aquaculture and Fisheries
Western Australian Department of Fisheries. (2013), Inland Aquaculture in Western Australia: establishing an aquaculture operation overview and licensing. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, Perth. Book.