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Swan Hill hosting roadshow to empower recreational anglers

OzFish Unlimited 2 mins read
An OzFish representative speaking to an audience at an event

Anglers in Swan Hill and surrounds are invited to the latest OzFish Unlimited Fish Talk night, on Wednesday 8 May at One28 Doors, with catering provided and lucky door prizes up for grabs.   

The fishing conservation charity is delivering a series of free community events alongside the Victorian Fisheries Authority. This event, which aims to raise awareness about restoration and sustainability of our waterways, will be the third, held as part of the Native Fish Habitat Roadshow, set to travel through northern Victoria. 

The speakers will discuss the challenges facing our rivers, recent success stories, and opportunities for individuals to contribute to restoration initiatives.   

Braeden Lampard, OzFish Murray-Darling Basin Program Manager, acknowledges that these events are often the starting point to kickstart aquatic restoration from those who see the issues first-hand. 

“Anglers are key players in addressing fish habitat challenges and can significantly contribute to the solutions when they know what is going on,” said Braeden.     

“These events are crafted for the community, featuring discussions on what’s affecting native fish in the area, as well as fishing experts sharing their tips and fishing tales. 

“On the night, we’ll update local anglers on how they can get involved and help improve the health of their local waterways, which is greatly needed following the devastation caused by the flooding in recent years,” said Braeden.     

This free event is open to the public. Early registration is essential as places are expected to go fast. Register your attendance at 

Event Details:  
Wednesday 8 May
6:30pm start (please arrive at 6:15pm)  
One28 Doors, 128 Curlewis Street, Swan Hill   

This event is made possible through the support of the Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) Large Grants Program and the Australian Government’s One Basin CRC Program. The project is also supported by BCF – Boating, Camping, Fishing, and the local recreational angling community.  


Interviews available.  

Hi-res photos available of past OzFish Fish Talks and forums: 

Key Facts:

Anglers invited to free Fish Talk night with catering provided.

The speakers will discuss the challenges facing our rivers.

Anglers are key to adressing issues as they see them first-hand.

About us:

About OzFish

OzFish Unlimited is a national fishing conservation charity established to improve the health of our rivers, lakes and estuaries. It is a member-based organisation dedicated to making our fishing grounds healthy, vibrant and more productive. Their active work includes; habitat restoration such as resnagging, riverbank planting, clean-ups, fishways, shellfish reef restoration and educational and community capacity building programs. 

Contact details:

Adelaide Harmony – OzFish Unlimited Communications Coordinator | 0423237895



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