Education delivery 2013
Education activities April 2013- June 2013
The Fisheries Education Unit provided education programs to 53 schools and 4129 students during quarter 4. In addition Fisheries Education staff delivered structured education programs about responsible fishing to 50 students from Years 4&5 and 9.
For the year (2012/13) education programs have been provided to 26248 students from 313 schools.
In Q4, Fisheries Education Officers and Fisheries Officers attended 11 community events talking to approximately 1500 people about responsible fishing, fishing rules and interesting fishy facts.
The 13Fish Fisheries Intelligence Reporting Line was promoted to 4129 school pupils taught through activities run from the Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre (MFDC) for the quarter.
In Q4, 591 people participated in Fisheries Education's Autumn Holiday Program and learned collecting abalone, rock lobster and pipis from Victoria's intertidal habitat is illegal.
Operation Outreach is directed at bringing fisheries education activities to communities in regional Victoria. It combines our school and community education activities.
In Q4, Operation Outreach commenced in Bendigo. Fisheries education provided tailored education activities to 150 grade 5&6 primary school students; 60 community members and 20 members from the Karen community.
Education activities January 2013- March 2013
The Fisheries Education Unit provided education programs to 81 schools and 8193 students during the quarter.
For the year to date, education programs have been provided to 22116 students from 257 schools.
In addition 2360 people participated in the Fisheries Education's Summer Holiday Program at the Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre.
Fisheries Education & Enforcement Branch staff also attended the following community engagement events:
Venus Bay education days
ITZ education days
East meets West Festival
90 mile fishing competition
Barwon heads community safety day
The Science Experience
Apollo Bay Seafood Festival
Western Bulldogs family day
Twilight kids fishing event
ACME field Days
February / March 2013
Crime Intervention Program
Cultural diversity Week events
San Remo fish festival
Wimmera Field Days
Nagambie fishing competition
BCF anglers information Evening
Altona beach festival
A day at the Zoo
Lake Bolac eel festival
Love Lorne family fishing day