Do aboriginals need a fishing licence? In VIC

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Re: Do aboriginals need a fishing licence? In VIC

Post by Brett » Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:23 pm

smile0784 wrote:My apologies.
With out more details in original post we are all just speculating with if buts and maybes
No they aren't, it's written in the regulations, in black and white.



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Re: Do aboriginals need a fishing licence? In VIC

Post by smile0784 » Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:25 am

Brett wrote:
smile0784 wrote:My apologies.
With out more details in original post we are all just speculating with if buts and maybes
No they aren't, it's written in the regulations, in black and white.
I was more meaning we need to know more information like age etc before we jump to assumption lol

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Re: Do aboriginals need a fishing licence? In VIC

Post by Jay375 » Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:06 am

Kestrel wrote:
smile0784 wrote:
Sneakyfonzz wrote:Hello everyone. Just wandering, do aboriginal people need a fishing licence.

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Yes as a fisher person they do.
Mmmm .... well not always...

Here is an excerpt from the regulations. A person is exempt if he or she is ...

Á member of a traditional owner group fishing within an area subject to a natural resource agreement relevant to that traditional owner group.'

This means if you don't qualify for the above and aboriginal person does need a licence.
I have aboriginal ancestry and have to possess a licence, here in Victoria and everywhere else in Australia.
The no license myth compliments the cheap home loan rates one

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Re: Do aboriginals need a fishing licence? In VIC

Post by jaybird01 » Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:52 am

Here it is, for Victoria,
You will not need a licence to fish if you are:

under 18 years of age;70 years of age or over;.

or a holder of a:

Victorian Seniors Card or interstate equivalent;Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Card;Veterans' Affairs Repatriation Health Card coded (TPI)Commonwealth Pensioner Concession Card coded either (DSP), (DSP Blind), (AGE), (AGE Blind) or (CAR)Or a member of a traditional owner group fishing within an area subject to a natural resource agreement relevant to that traditional owner group.

Ordinary HealthCare Card, PPS (Parenting Payment Single) and Newstart benefit cards, as well as Senior Discount and/or business cards do not afford an exemption to requiring an RFL

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Re: Do aboriginals need a fishing licence? In VIC

Post by Kestrel » Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:50 pm

jaybird01 wrote:Here it is, for Victoria,
You will not need a licence to fish if you are:

under 18 years of age;70 years of age or over;.

or a holder of a:

Victorian Seniors Card or interstate equivalent;Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Card;Veterans' Affairs Repatriation Health Card coded (TPI)Commonwealth Pensioner Concession Card coded either (DSP), (DSP Blind), (AGE), (AGE Blind) or (CAR)Or a member of a traditional owner group fishing within an area subject to a natural resource agreement relevant to that traditional owner group.

Ordinary HealthCare Card, PPS (Parenting Payment Single) and Newstart benefit cards, as well as Senior Discount and/or business cards do not afford an exemption to requiring an RFL
Sorry, but you missed a piece of the regs Jaybird02. For the sake of completeness here is the full text of the exemption section of the regs.

'You will not need a licence to fish if you are:

under 18 years of age;
70 years of age or over;.
or a holder of a:

Victorian Seniors Card or interstate equivalent;
Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Card;
Veterans' Affairs Repatriation Health Card coded (TPI)
Commonwealth Pensioner Concession Card coded either (DSP), (DSP Blind), (AGE), (AGE Blind) or (CAR)
Or a member of a traditional owner group fishing within an area subject to a natural resource agreement relevant to that traditional owner group.
Ordinary HealthCare Card, PPS (Parenting Payment Single) and Newstart benefit cards, as well as Senior Discount and/or business cards do not afford an exemption to requiring an RFL.'


Cheers

Kestrel

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