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This Direction sets out the permanent closure boundaries to prevent fishing in specific areas within the fishery during defined periods. The intent of the closures is to provide additional management measures to recover overfished species, to prevent further species from becoming overfished and to protect Threatened Endangered Protected (TEP) species and benthic habitats.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Made 27 Jun 2007
Registered 12 Jul 2007
Tabled HR 07 Aug 2007
Tabled Senate 07 Aug 2007
Date of repeal 05 Jul 2008
Repealed by Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery (Closures) Direction 2008

 
 

 

 


FISHERIES MANAGEMENT ACT 1991

 

SOUTHERN AND EASTERN SCALEFISH AND SHARK FISHERY MANAGEMENT PLAN

2003

 

SOUTHERN AND EASTERN SCALEFISH AND SHARK FISHERY

(CLOSURES) DIRECTION 2007

 

 

                       

I, Nick Rayns, A/g Managing Director of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority, as delegate, make the following Direction under subsection 17(5A) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 and subsection 56(1) of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003.

 

                                   

 

Dated            27 June            2007

 

 

                                                 SIGNED - Nick Rayns

 

 

 

A/g Managing Director,

 Australian Fisheries Management Authority

 

 

1.      Name of direction

 

            This Direction is the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery (Closures) Direction 2007.

 

2.      Commencement

 

             This Direction commences on the day after it is registered.

 

3.      Cessation

 

             This Direction ceases to have effect after 1 January 2012.


 

4.      Definitions

 

            An expression used in this direction and in the Southern Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003 has the same meaning in this determination as in the Southern Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003.

                    

Note 1   Unless the contrary intention appears, an expression used in this direction and in the Fisheries Management Act 1991 has the same meaning in this direction as in the Fisheries Management Act 1991.

 

 

"Adjacent Area Boundary” means the offshore State and Northern Territory boundaries established under Schedule 2 of the Petroleum and Submerged Lands Act 1967 as amended;

 

All geographic coordinates contained within the schedules attached to this document are in terms of the World Geodetic System (WGS 84).

 

 
 

5.         Prohibition on fishing

 

A person in:

 

(a)   an area described in Schedule 1 is prohibited from fishing using gillnet methods.

(b)   an area described in Schedule 2 is prohibited from fishing using hook methods.

(c)   an area described in Schedule 3 is prohibited from fishing.

(d)   an area described in Schedule 4 is prohibited from fishing using gillnet methods at a depth of more than 200 metres from the surface of the sea.

(e)   an area described in Schedule 5 is prohibited from fishing using trawl methods.

(f)     an area described in Schedule 6, 7 and 8 is prohibited from fishing.

(g)   an area described in Schedule 9 is prohibited from fishing using trawl methods.

(h)   an area described in Schedule 10 is prohibited from fishing using gillnet methods.

(i)      an area described in Schedule 11 is prohibited from fishing.

(j)      an area described in Schedule 12 is prohibited from fishing.

(k)    an area described in Schedule 13 is prohibited from fishing using gillnet methods.

(l)      an area described in Schedule 14 is prohibited from fishing using gillnet methods or a permit for the Tasmanian Coastal Waters Sector.


 

(m) an area described in Schedule 15 is prohibited from fishing using a permit that allows the use of automatic or random baiting equipment.

(n)   an area described in Schedule 16 is prohibited from fishing using hook methods.

(o)   an area described in Schedule 17 is prohibited from fishing using demersal otter trawl gear.

(p)   an area described in Schedule 18 is prohibited from fishing.

(q)   an area described in Schedule 19 is prohibited from fishing using trawl methods or hook methods.

(r)     an area described in Schedule 20 is prohibited from fishing using trawl methods.

(s)   an area described in Schedule 21 is prohibited from fishing using trawl methods.

 

 

6.      To whom do the prohibitions in section 5 not apply

 

                     I.      The prohibitions in section 5 do not apply to a person if the person is fishing in

accordance with another plan of management in force under the Act, or a law of a   State or Territory that is in force in relation to the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery area.

 

                   II.       Fishing in accordance with a scientific permit which gives specific conditions attached to a Boat Statutory Fishing Right permitting the concession holder to operate in the prohibited areas of waters.

 

 


SCHEDULE 1

 

Murat Bay

 

The area bounded by the line:

 

(a)   commencing at the intersection of the southern coastline of South Australia at mean low water and the meridian of longitude 133° 50’ 50” east, in the vicinity of Point Brown and running progressively;

(b)   north-westerly to the southern most point of the Franklin Island group at the intersection of the parallel of latitude 32° 28’ 20” south and meridian of longitude 133° 37’ 50” east;

(c)   then north-westerly to the intersection of the southern coastline of South Australia at mean low water and the meridian of longitude 133° 07’ 36”  east, in the vicinity of Point Bell;

(d)   then generally easterly and southerly along the mean low water line to the point of commencement.

 

 

 

SCHEDULE 2

 

Cascade Plateau

 

The area bounded by a line:

 

(a)   drawn at a 15 nautical mile radius from the point of latitude 43° 55’ 06” south, longitude 150° 28’ 11” east.

 

 

 

SCHEDULE 3

 

                                                Kent Group National Park

 

The area as proclaimed under the Nature Conservation Act 2002 Tasmania (S.R. 2004, No.

143).


 

SCHEDULE 4

 

41° South

 

The area bounded by a line:

a)      beginning at the intersection of the parallel of latitude 41° south with the outer limit of the Australian Fishing Zone;

b)      then running from there generally south and west along that outer limit to its first intersection south of Australia with the meridian of longitude 140° east;

c)      from there north along that meridian to its intersection with the latitude 41° south; and

d)      then running east to the point of commencement.

 

 

         

SCHEDULE 5

 

St Helens Hill Closure

 

The area bounded by a line:

 

(a)   commencing at the point of latitude 41° 5’ south, longitude 148° 39’ east ; and

(b)   then east along that parallel to its intersection with the meridian of longitude 148° 52’ 30” east;

(c)   then south along that meridian to its intersection with the parallel of latitude 41°21’ south;

(d)   then west along that parallel to its intersection with the meridian of longitude 148° 39’ east;

(e)   then north along the meridian to the point of commencement.

 

 

SCHEDULE 6

 

Seal Bay

 

 

The area bounded by a line:

 

(a)     commencing at the intersection of the southern shore of Kangaroo Island, South Australia, at mean low water with the meridian of longitude 137°16’ 59.0” east and running progressively;


 

(b)     south along that meridian to its intersection with the parallel of latitude 36°00’ 00.8” south;

(c)     then easterly to the point 36° 00’ 24.8” south and 137° 19’ 29.0” east;

(d)     then southerly along the meridian of longitude 137° 19’ 29.0” east to its intersection with a line every point of which is 1nm off the mean low water line of the coast;

(e)     then easterly and southerly along the one nautical mile line to its intersection with the meridian of longitude137°23’ 05.0” east;

(f)       then northerly along that meridian of longitude until its intersection with the mean low water line of the coast;

(g)     then westerly and northerly along the mean low water line of the coast until the point of commencement.

 

 

SCHEDULE 7

 

Pages Island

 

 

The area within 1 nautical mile around:

 

(a)     North Page Island located at the intersection of the parallel of  latitude 35° 45’ 32” south with the meridian of longitude 138° 18’ 05” east; and

(b)     South Page Island located at the intersection of the parallel of latitude 35° 46’ 40” south. with the meridian of  longitude 138° 17’ 29” east.

 

 

SCHEDULE 8

 

Head of the Great Australian Bight

 

 

The area bounded by a line:

 

(a)   commencing at the intersection of the southern shore of the mainland of Australia at mean low water with the meridian of longitude 129° 00’ 08.1” east;

(b)   then running south along that meridian to its intersection with the parallel of latitude 31° 44’16.1" south;

(c)   then easterly to the point of latitude 31° 44' 16.1'' south, longitude 129° 05' 52.1'' east;

(d)   then northerly to the point of latitude 31° 42' 13.1'' south, longitude 129° 05' 52.1'' east;


 

(e)    then easterly, north easterly, south easterly along a line 2 nautical miles seaward of the mean low water line of the coast until this line intersects the meridian of  longitude132° 42' 53.3'' east;

(f)     then northerly along that meridian to its intersection with the mainland at mean low water, in the vicinity of Eyre Bluff.

(g)   then running west along the mean low water line of the mainland to the point of commencement.

 

 

SCHEDULE 9

 

East Coast Deepwater Trawl Sector Exclusion Zone

 

The area bounded by a line:

 

(a)   commencing at the point of latitude 24° 29’ 54” south, longitude 155° 30’ east and running progressively;

(b)   south along the meridian of longitude 155° 30’ east to its intersection with the parallel of latitude 27° south;

(c)   south-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 30° south, longitude 157° east;

(d)   south along the meridian of longitude 157° east to its intersection with the parallel of latitude 33° 34’ 54” south;

(e)   west along that parallel of latitude to its intersection with the meridian of longitude 153° 16’ 58” east;

(f)     generally north-easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 29° 59’ 54” south, longitude 154° 40’ 04” east;

(g)   north along that meridian of longitude to latitude 24° 29’ 54” south;

(h)   east along that parallel of latitude to the point of commencement.

 

 

 

SCHEDULE 10

 

South Australian Gillnet Closure – Backstairs Passage

 

The area bounded by a line:

 

(a)   commencing at the intersection of the southern coast line of mainland Australia at mean low water  with the  meridian of longitude 137° 40’ 38.96” south in the vicinity of Troubridge Point, South Australia  and running progressively;

(b)   south easterly along the geodesic to the intersection of the southern coast line of mainland Australia at mean low water with the parallel of latitude 35° 36’ 13.86” east in the vicinity of  Cape Jervis;


 

(c)   then generally easterly along the mean low water line of the coast to the intersection of this line with the meridian of longitude 138° 31’ 20.14” south in the vicinity of Newland Head;

(d)   then south westerly to the intersection of the coastline of Kangaroo Island, South Australia at mean low water with the meridian of longitude 138° 8’ 4.92” south in the vicinity of Cape Willoughby;

(e)   then north westerly along the mean low water line of that coast to the intersection of this line with the meridian of longitude 137° 37’ 55.31” south in the vicinity of Point Marsden, South Australia;

(f)     then generally northerly to the point of commencement.

 

 

SCHEDULE 11

 

South Australian Shark Hook and Shark Gillnet Closure – Kangaroo Island

 

The area bounded by a line:

 

(a)   Commencing at the intersection of the coastline of Kangaroo Island, South Australia at mean low water with the meridian of longitude 138° 8’ 4.92” south in the vicinity of Cape Willoughby and running progressively;

(b)   south westerly along the mean low water line to the intersection of this line with the meridian of longitude 136° 42’18.61” south in the vicinity of  Cape du Couedic;

(c)   then due south from that point along the meridian to its intersection with a line every point of which is 1nm seaward of the mean low water mark;

(d)   then generally easterly along that line until it’s intersection with the parallel of latitude of 35° 50’ 29.65” south; 

(e)   then due west along the parallel to the point of commencement.

 

 

SCHEDULE 12

 

South Australian Shark Hook and Shark Gillnet closure – Victor Harbor to the Victorian Border

 

The area bounded by a line:

 

(a)   Commencing at the intersection of the southern coastline of mainland Australia at the mean low water with the border between Victoria and South Australia and running progressively;

(b)   due south along the meridian to its intersection with the outer limit of Coastal Waters;

(c)   then generally north westerly along that outer limit to its intersection with the meridian of longitude 138° 38’ 21.01” east;


 

(d)   then north along that meridian to the point of intersection with the mainland at the mean low water line, in the vicinity of Victor Harbor;

(e)   then generally south easterly along the mean low water line to the point of commencement.

 

 

SCHEDULE 13

 

Gillnet 183m Depth Closure

 

The area of the Gillnet 183m Depth Closure is the part of the AFZ contained within and bounded by a line commencing at the point on the Adjacent Area Boundary between New South Wales and Victoria, off south-eastern Australia, closest to the point of latitude 37º 35' 54.5" south, longitude 150º 12' 31.8" east (Point 159).

Thence south-easterly along that Adjacent Area Boundary to its intersection with the outer limit of the AFZ, close to the point of latitude 38º 58' 17" south, longitude 153º 46' 43" east.

Thence generally southerly and westerly along the outer limit of the AFZ to its intersection, south of Australia, with the Adjacent Area Boundary between South Australia and Western Australia, close to the point of latitude 35º 19' 14.9" south, longitude 129º 00' 05.2" east.

Thence northerly along that Adjacent Area Boundary to a point closest to latitude 33º 20’ 47.1” south, longitude 129º 00’ 05.1” east, (Point 1).

Thence generally south-easterly along the geodesics sequentially connecting the following points:

 

Point

Longitude

Latitude

2

33º 20' 32” south

129º 42' 55” east

3

33º 18' 05” south

130º 05' 25” east

4

33º 20' 29” south

130º 44' 42” east

5

33º 26' 07” south

131º 27' 54” east

6

33º 31' 45” south

131º 47' 44” east

7

33º 51' 13” south

132º 19' 50” east

8

34º 11' 01” south

132º 35' 06” east

9

34º 49' 47” south

133º 25' 53” east

10

35º 03' 23” south

134º 14' 06” east

11

35º 31' 35” south

135º 02' 56” east

12

35º 38' 24” south

135º 17' 06” east

13

35º 36' 57” south

135º 21' 36” east

14

35º 41' 47” south

135º 24' 47” east

15

35º 53' 25” south

135º 44' 41” east

16

35º 59' 58” south

135º 45' 12” east

17

36º 27' 12” south

136º 11' 22” east

18

36º 30' 49” south

136º 21' 00” east

19

36º 22' 49” south

136º 28' 12” east

20

36º 25' 10” south

136º 29' 57” east


 

21

36º 32' 23” south

136º 28' 16” east

22

36º 36' 06” south

136º 37' 12” east

23

36º 36' 41” south

136º 39' 54” east

24

36º 31' 45” south

136º 41' 12” east

25

36º 31' 04” south

136º 43' 30” east

26

36º 35' 39” south

136º 46' 12” east

27

36º 38' 46” south

136º 56' 52” east

28

36º 37' 21” south

137º 00' 55” east

29

36º 41' 27” south

137º 03' 14” east

30

36º 40' 51” south

137º 07' 48” east

31

36º 45' 01” south

137º 13' 02” east

32

36º 48' 13” south

137º 24' 54” east

33

37º 02' 07” south

137º 48' 08” east

34

37º 03' 48” south

137º 54' 36” east

35

37º 03' 04” south

137º 58' 31” east

36

37º 05' 45” south

138º 02' 59” east

37

37º 03' 34” south

138º 14' 24” east

38

37º 04' 47” south

138º 31' 13” east

39

37º 10' 23” south

138º 58' 30” east

40

37º 17' 04” south

139º 11' 47” east

41

37º 24' 34” south

139º 16' 17” east

42

38º 17' 27” south

140º 33' 35” east

43

38º 30' 51” south

141º 09' 15” east

44

38º 37' 33” south

141º 17' 06” east

45

38º 43' 47” south

141º 30' 00” east

46

38º 48' 23” south

142º 00' 56” east

47

38º 51' 01” south

142º 04' 29” east

48

38º 50' 04” south

142º 10' 14” east

49

38º 52' 02” south

142º 10' 12” east

50

38º 52' 41” south

142º 15' 36” east

51

38º 58' 55” south

142º 21' 54” east

52

39º 02' 36” south

142º 31' 06” east

53

39º 22' 20” south

142º 52' 34” east

54

39º 25' 42” south

142º 53' 13” east

55

39º 27' 17” south

142º 57' 00” east

56

39º 37' 46” south

143º 05' 17” east

57

40º 02' 25” south

143º 15' 26” east

58

40º 02' 58” south

143º 18' 16” east

59

40º 05' 58” south

143º 17' 12” east

60

40º 08' 22” south

143º 20' 25” east

61

40º 10' 40” south

143º 19' 30” east

62

40º 13' 35” south

143º 22' 30” east

63

40º 25' 12” south

143º 25' 34” east

64

40º 41' 43” south

143º 36' 31” east

65

41º 17' 50” south

144º 16' 42” east

66

41º 20' 23” south

144º 20' 42” east

67

41º 19' 44” south

144º 25' 32” east

68

41º 33' 53” south

144º 26' 6” east

69

41º 45' 51” south

144º 31' 26” east

70

41º 44' 07” south

144º 35' 18” east


 

71

41º 52' 47” south

144º 35' 01” east

72

42º 13' 28” south

144º 49' 15” east

73

42º 25' 27” south

144º 51' 18” east

74

42º 35' 58” south

144º 56' 30” east

75

42º 47' 43” south

144º 56' 40” east

76

42º 55' 46” south

145º 02' 48” east

77

43º 03' 41” south

145º 12' 14” east

78

43º 02' 54” south

145º 16' 30” east

79

43º 06' 34” south

145º 15' 54” east

80

43º 11' 33” south

145º 22' 48” east

81

43º 10' 15” south

145º 25' 12” east

82

43º 13' 47” south

145º 35' 15” east

83

43º 19' 07” south

145º 36' 20” east

84

43º 21' 12” south

145º 34' 25” east

85

43º 33' 35” south

145º 50' 57” east

86

43º 37' 11” south

145º 51' 36” east

87

43º 39' 52” south

145º 55' 59” east

88

43º 45' 17” south

145º 56' 05” east

89

43º 47' 05” south

146º 00' 33” east

90

43º 51' 23” south

146º 01' 05” east

91

43º 59' 43” south

146º 19' 59” east

92

43º 59' 00” south

146º 33' 16” east

93

44º 03' 04” south

146º 33' 42” east

94

44º 04' 18” south

146º 37' 21” east

95

44º 02' 23” south

146º 48' 23” east

96

43º 59' 08” south

146º 52' 48” east

97

44º 07' 13” south

147º 02' 29” east

98

44º 00' 41” south

147º 10' 30” east

99

44º 03' 27” south

147º 11' 45” east

100

43º 57' 33” south

147º 15' 35” east

101

43º 57' 13” south

147º 19' 12” east

102

44º 00' 36” south

147º 18' 54” east

103

43º 56' 55” south

147º 21' 36” east

104

44º 00' 40” south

147º 25' 12” east

105

43º 53' 19” south

147º 41' 24” east

106

43º 40' 24” south

147º 52' 18” east

107

43º 32' 27” south

147º 54' 21” east

108

43º 24' 49” south

148º 06' 42” east

109

43º 01' 10” south

148º 14' 12” east

110

42º 51' 41” south

148º 20' 10” east

111

42º 43' 11” south

148º 21' 01” east

112

42º 41' 22” south

148º 23' 55” east

113

42º 30' 20” south

148º 29' 06” east

114

42º 13' 12” south

148º 34' 44” east

115

41º 57' 16” south

148º 36' 54” east

116

41º 41' 22” south

148º 34' 02” east

117

41º 35' 40” south

148º 36' 14” east

118

41º 31' 11” south

148º 34' 56” east

119

41º 25' 29” south

148º 37' 52” east

120

41º 10' 46” south

148º 37' 05” east


 

121

40º 52' 35” south

148º 44' 25” east

122

40º 16' 46” south

148º 52' 53” east

123

40º 05' 00” south

148º 50' 54” east

124

40º 05' 00” south

148º 55' 20” east

125

40º 01' 28” south

148º 55' 56” east

126

39º 48' 51” south

148º 53' 21” east

127

39º 47' 40” south

148º 50' 50” east

128

39º 45' 53” south

148º 52' 57” east

129

39º 30' 16” south

148º 51' 03” east

130

39º 14' 11” south

148º 45' 33” east

131

39º 14' 45” south

148º 42' 28” east

132

39º 11' 40” south

148º 44' 58” east

133

39º 10' 00” south

148º 44' 11” east

134

39º 10' 00” south

148º 37' 40” east

135

39º 05' 02” south

148º 36' 03” east

136

39º 04' 44” south

148º 32' 15” east

137

39º 00' 53” south

148º 33' 25” east

138

38º 58' 10” south

148º 31' 23” east

139

38º 56' 07” south

148º 23' 27” east

140

38º 53' 27” south

148º 27' 44” east

141

38º 48' 53” south

148º 18' 27” east

142

38º 45' 00” south

148º 19' 51” east

143

38º 45' 00” south

148º 25' 18” east

144

38º 41' 59” south

148º 34' 00” east

145

38º 31' 30” south

148º 36' 41” east

146

38º 30' 16” south

148º 35' 12” east

147

38º 21' 49” south

148º 39' 17” east

148

38º 23' 52” south

148º 51' 18” east

149

38º 18' 47” south

149º 21' 00” east

150

38º 14' 58” south

149º 29' 4” east

151

38º 11' 21” south

149º 30' 16” east

152

38º 16' 39” south

149º 33' 54” east

153

38º 16' 06” south

149º 43' 48” east

154

38º 14' 05” south

149º 50' 00” east

155

38º 06' 07” south

149º 50' 00” east

156

38º 06' 03” south

149º 50' 22” east

157

37º 57' 05” south

150º 00' 57” east

158

37º 49' 07” south

150º 03' 13” east

 

Thence north-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement.

 

 

SCHEDULE 14

 

West Coast Tasmania Shark Hook and Shark Gillnet Sector Depth Closure

 

The area of the West Coast Tasmania Shark Hook and Shark Gillnet Sector Depth Closure is that area within and bounded by a line commencing at the intersection of the


outer limit of the AFZ and the parallel of latitude 40º 45’ south, closest to the meridian of longitude 138º 04’ 48.8" east.

 

Thence east along that parallel of latitude to its intersection with the meridian of longitude 143º 40’ 35" east, (Point 1).  Thence generally south-easterly along the geodesics sequentially connecting the following points:

 

Point

Latitude

Longitude

2

41º 19 '28” south

144º 20' 32” east

3

41º 17' 56” south

144º 25' 48” east

4

41º 19' 58” south

144º 30' 36” east

5

41º 22' 33” south

144º 31' 03” east

6

41º 26' 41” south

144º 27' 26” east

7

41º 33' 48” south

144º 27' 55” east

8

41º 39' 33” south

144º 38' 04” east

9

41º 48' 16” south

144º 40' 30” east

10

41º 53' 40” south

144º 44' 32” east

11

41º 55' 55” south

144º 49' 40” east

12

42º 11' 41” south

144º 59' 20” east

13

42º 30' 17” south

144º 57' 05” east

14

42º 38' 40” south

145º 00' 40” east

15

42º 44' 59” south

144º 59' 24” east

16

42º 48' 34” south

145º 04' 45” east

17

42º 51' 28” south

145º 04' 05” east

18

42º 53' 21” south

145º 12' 38” east

19

42º 58' 15” south

145º 16' 09” east

20

43º 05' 28” south

145º 27' 43” east

21

43º 09' 16” south

145º 28' 41” east

22

43º 10' 55” south

145º 36' 23” east

23

43º 16' 35” south

145º 39' 00” east

24

43º 20' 36” south

145º 45' 18” east

* 25 *

43º 35' 57” south

145º 58' 30” east

* 26 *

43º 39' 48” south

146º 08' 45” east

27

43º 43' 37” south

146º 10' 25” east

* 28 *

43º 46' 45” south

146º 22' 12” east

29

43º 45' 02” south

146º 27' 18” east

30

43º 46' 40” south

146º 27' 55” east

31

43º 43' 42” south

146º 31' 12” east

32

43º 44' 38” south

146º 46' 30” east

33

43º 47' 42” south

146º 49' 12” east

34

43º 43' 30” south

147º 00' 00” east

35

43º 47' 20” south

147º 00' 00” east

* 36 *

43º 51' 35” south

146º 56' 24” east

37

43º 55' 16” south

146º 57' 18” east

* 38 *

43º 53’ 05" south

147º 00' 00” east

Note:  Points marked by asterisks (for example, * 25 *) above, fall within the Tasmanian Coastal Waters Sector.

Thence south along that meridian of longitude 147º east, to its intersection with the outer limit of the AFZ close to latitude 47º 11’ 36.9" south.


Thence generally in a westerly and north-westerly direction along the outer limit of the AFZ back to the point of commencement.

 

 

 

 

SCHEDULE 15

 

 Automatic Longline 183m Depth Closure

 

The area of the Automatic Longline 183m Depth Closure is the part of the AFZ within and bounded by a line commencing at the intersection of the outer limit of Coastal Waters off south-eastern Australia with the Adjacent Area Boundary between New South Wales and Victoria close to the point of latitude 37º 31’ 40.8” south, longitude 150º 01’ 59.8” east.

Thence south-easterly along that Adjacent Area Boundary to its intersection with parallel of latitude 37º 34’ 54” south, close to meridian of longitude 150º 10’ 04” east.

Thence east along that parallel of latitude to its intersection with the meridian of longitude 150º 12’ 43.8” east, (Point 1).  Thence, initially south-westerly, along the geodesics sequentially connecting the following points:

 

Point

Latitude

Longitude

2

37º 35’ 54” south

150º 12’ 32” east

3

37º 49’ 07” south

150º 03’ 13” east

4

37º 57’ 05” south

150º 00’ 57” east

5

38º 06’ 03” south

149º 50’ 22” east

6

38º 08’ 44” south

149º 36’ 07” east

       7

   38º 02’ 50” south

    149º 22’ 29” east

8

38º 04’ 26” south

149º 20’ 01” east

9

38º 07’ 02” south

149º 21’ 18” east

10

38º 13’ 58” south

149º 07’ 48” east

11

38º 13’ 01” south

148º 58’ 13” east

12

38º 17’ 30” south

148º 43’ 30” east

13

38º 16’ 19” south

148º 35’ 24” east

14

38º 22’ 46” south

148º 27’ 51” east

15

38º 48’ 53” south

148º 18’ 27” east

16

38º 53’ 27” south

148º 27’ 44” east

17

38º 56’ 07” south

148º 23’ 27” east

18

38º 58’ 10” south

148º 31’ 23” east

19

39º 00’ 53” south

148º 33’ 25” east

20

39º 04’ 44” south

148º 32’ 15” east

21

39º 05’ 02” south

148º 36’ 03” east

22

39º 14’ 23” south

148º 39’ 06” east

23

39º 21’ 34” south

148º 37’ 00” east

24

39º 19’ 12” south

148º 41’ 42” east

25

39º 20’ 31” south

148º 43’ 39” east

26

39º 34’ 46” south

148º 46’ 43” east

27

39º 39’ 00” south

148º 42’ 07” east


 

28

39º 42’ 16” south

148º 47’ 06” east

29

40º 16’ 46” south

148º 52’ 53” east

30

40º 52’ 35” south

148º 44’ 25” east

31

41º 10’ 46” south

148º 37’ 05” east

32

41º 25’ 29” south

148º 37’ 52” east

33

41º 31’ 11” south

148º 34’ 56” east

34

41º 35’ 40” south

148º 36’ 14” east

35

41º 41’ 22” south

148º 34’ 02” east

36

41º 57’ 16” south

148º 36’ 54” east

37

42º 13’ 12” south

148º 34’ 44” east

38

42º 30’ 20” south

148º 29’ 06” east

39

42º 41’ 22” south

148º 23’ 55” east

40

42º 43’ 11” south

148º 21’ 01” east

41

42º 51’ 41” south

148º 20’ 10” east

42

43º 01’ 11” south

148º 14’ 12” east

43

43º 24’ 49” south

148º 06’ 42” east

44

43º 32’ 27” south

147º 54’ 21” east

45

43º 40’ 24” south

147º 52’ 18” east

46

43º 53’ 19” south

147º 41’ 24” east

47

44º 00’ 40” south

147º 25’ 12” east

48

43º 56’ 55” south

147º 21’ 36” east

49

44º 00’ 36” south

147º 18’ 54” east

50

43º 57’ 13” south

147º 19’ 12” east

51

43º 57’ 33” south

147º 15’ 35” east

52

44º 03’ 27” south

147º 11’ 45” east

53

44º 00’ 41” south

147º 10’ 30” east

54

44º 07’ 13” south

147º 02’ 29” east

55

43º 59’ 8” south

146º 52’ 48” east

56

44º 02’ 23” south

146º 48’ 23” east

57

44º 04’ 18” south

146º 37’ 21” east

58

44º 03’ 04” south

146º 33’ 42” east

59

43º 59’ 00” south

146º 33’ 16” east

60

43º 59’ 43” south

146º 19’ 59” east

61

43º 51’ 23” south

146º 01’ 5” east

62

43º 47’ 05” south

146º 00’ 33” east

63

43º 45’ 17” south

145º 56’ 06” east

64

43º 39’ 52” south

145º 55’ 59” east

65

43º 37’ 11” south

145º 51’ 36” east

66

43º 33’ 35” south

145º 50’ 57” east

67

43º 21’ 12” south

145º 34’ 25” east

68

43º 19’ 07” south

145º 36’ 20” east

69

43º 13’ 47” south

145º 35’ 15” east

70

43º 10’ 15” south

145º 25’ 12” east

71

43º 11’ 33” south

145º 22’ 48” east

72

43º 06’ 34” south

145º 15’ 54” east

73

43º 02’ 54” south

145º 16’ 30” east

74

43º 03’ 41” south

145º 12’ 14” east

75

42º 55’ 46” south

145º 02’ 48” east

76

42º 47’ 43” south

144º 56’ 40” east

77

42º 35’ 59” south

144º 56’ 30” east


 

78

42º 25’ 27” south

144º 51’ 18” east

79

42º 13’ 28” south

144º 49’ 15” east

80

41º 52’ 47” south

144º 35’ 1” east

81

41º 44’ 07” south

144º 35’ 18” east

82

41º 45’ 51” south

144º 31’ 26” east

83

41º 33’ 53” south

144º 26’ 06” east

84

41º 19’ 44” south

144º 25’ 32” east

85

41º 20’ 23” south

144º 20’ 42” east

86

41º 17’ 50” south

144º 16’ 42” east

87

40º 41’ 43” south

143º 36’ 31” east

88

40º 25’ 12” south

143º 25’ 34” east

89

40º 13’ 35” south

143º 22’ 30” east

90

40º 10’ 40” south

143º 19’ 30” east

91

40º 08’ 22” south

143º 20’ 25” east

92

40º 05’ 58” south

143º 17’ 12” east

93

40º 02’ 58” south

143º 18’ 16” east

94

40º 02’ 25” south

143º 15’ 26” east

95

39º 37’ 46” south

143º 05’ 17” east

96

39º 27’ 17” south

142º 57’ 00” east

97

39º 25’ 42” south

142º 53’ 13” east

98

39º 22’ 20” south

142º 52’ 34” east

99

39º 02’ 36” south

142º 31’ 06” east

100

38º 58’ 55” south

142º 21’ 54” east

101

38º 52’ 41” south

142º 15’ 36” east

102

38º 52’ 28” south

142º 13’ 49” east

103

38º 52’ 24” south

142º 13’ 49” east

104

38º 52’ 19” south

142º 13’ 48” east

105

38º 52’ 24” south

142º 13’ 48” east

106

38º 52’ 28” south

142º 13’ 48” east

107

38º 52’ 02” south

142º 10’ 12” east

108

38º 50’ 04” south

142º 10’ 14” east

109

38º 51’ 01” south

142º 04’ 29” east

110

38º 48’ 23” south

142º 00’ 56” east

111

38º 43’ 47” south

141º 30’ 00” east

112

38º 37’ 33” south

141º 17’ 06” east

113

38º 30’ 51” south

141º 09’ 15” east

114

38º 17’ 27” south

140º 33’ 35” east

115

37º 24’ 34” south

139º 16’ 17” east

116

37º 17’ 04” south

139º 11’ 47” east

117

37º 10’ 23” south

138º 58’ 30” east

118

37º 04’ 47” south

138º 31’ 13” east

119

37º 03’ 34” south

138º 14’ 24” east

120

37º 05’ 45” south

138º 02’ 59” east

121

37º 03’ 04” south

137º 58’ 31” east

122

37º 03’ 48” south

137º 54’ 36” east

123

37º 02’ 07” south

137º 48’ 08” east

124

36º 48’ 13” south

137º 24’ 54” east

125

36º 45’ 01” south

137º 13’ 02” east

126

36º 40’ 51” south

137º 07’ 48” east

127

36º 41’ 27” south

137º 03’ 14” east


 

128

36º 37’ 21” south

137º 00’ 55” east

129

36º 38’ 46” south

136º 56’ 52” east

130

36º 35’ 39” south

136º 46’ 12” east

131

36º 31’ 04” south

136º 43’ 30” east

132

36º 31’ 45” south

136º 41’ 12” east

133

36º 36’ 41” south

136º 39’ 54” east

134

36º 36’ 06” south

136º 37’ 12” east

135

36º 32’ 23” south

136º 28’ 16” east

136

36º 25’ 10” south

136º 29’ 57” east

137

36º 22’ 49” south

136º 28’ 12” east

138

36º 30’ 49” south

136º 21’ 00” east

139

36º 27’ 12” south

136º 11’ 22” east

140

35º 59’ 59” south

135º 45’ 12” east

141

35º 53’ 25” south

135º 44’ 41” east

142

35º 41’ 47” south

135º 24’ 47” east

143

35º 36’ 57” south

135º 21’ 36” east

144

35º 38’ 24” south

135º 17’ 06” east

145

35º 31’ 35” south

135º 02’ 56” east

146

35º 03’ 23” south

134º 14’ 06” east

147

34º 49’ 47” south

133º 25’ 53” east

148

34º 11’ 01” south

132º 35’ 06” east

149

33º 51’ 13” south

132º 19’ 50” east

150

33º 31’ 45” south

131º 47’ 44” east

151

33º 26’ 07” south

131º 27’ 54” east

152

33º 20’ 29” south

130º 44’ 42” east

153

33º 18’ 05” south

130º 05’ 25” east

154

33º 20’ 32” south

129º 42’ 55” east



Thence westerly along the geodesic to the point on the Adjacent Area Boundary between South Australia and Western Australia closest to latitude 33º 20’ 47.1” south, longitude 129º 00’ 05.1” east, (Point 155).

 

Thence north along that Adjacent Area Boundary to its intersection with the outer limit of Coastal Waters off southern Australia close to a point of latitude 31º 44’ 29.8” south, longitude 129º 00’ 05.0” east.

 

Thence generally easterly along the outer limit of the Coastal Waters of South Australia and Victoria back to the point of commencement.

 

Also included in the Automatic Longline 183m Depth Closure is the area within a circle of radius 8.1 nautical miles centred at the point of latitude 33º 09’ 51.1” south, longitude 156º 10’ 02.4” east, in the vicinity of Taupo Seamount.

 


 

SCHEDULE 16

 

Commonwealth Scalefish Hook Sector Gulper Shark Closure – Southern Dogfish

 

The area of the Commonwealth Scalefish Hook Sector Gulper Shark Closure - Southern Dogfish is the part of the AFZ contained within and bounded by a line commencing at the point of latitude 35º 21’ 26” south, longitude 134º 45’ 00” east, (Point 1).

Thence south along the meridian of longitude 134º 45’ 00” east, to its intersection with the parallel of latitude 35º 29’ 08" south, (Point 2).  Thence generally north-westerly along the geodesics sequentially connecting the following points:

 

Point

Latitude

Longitude

3

35º 28’ 54” south

134º 44’ 42” east

4

35º 28’ 30” south

134º 43’ 48” east

5

35º 28’ 02” south

134º 43’ 13” east

6

35º 27’ 39” south

134º 42’ 00” east

7

35º 26’ 40” south

134º 41’ 25” east

8

35º 26’ 23” south

134º 41’ 06” east

9

35º 26’ 00” south

134º 40’ 02” east

10

35º 25’ 24” south

134º 39’ 18” east

11

35º 24’ 52” south

134º 37’ 51” east

12

35º 23’ 58” south

134º 36’ 57” east

13

35º 23’ 17” south

134º 35’ 42” east

14

35º 22’ 37” south

134º 35’ 03” east

15

35º 22’ 04” south

134º 33’ 54” east

16

35º 21’ 02” south

134º 33’ 20” east

17

35º 20’ 39” south

134º 33’ 00” east

18

35º 20’ 22” south

134º 32’ 21” east

19

35º 19’ 49” south

134º 31’ 31” east

20

35º 19’ 30” south

134º 30’ 17” east

21

35º 19’ 13” south

134º 30’ 04” east

22

35º 18’ 21” south

134º 29’ 45” east

23

35º 17’ 40” south

134º 29’ 02” east

24

35º 17’ 22” south

134º 28’ 12” east

25

35º 16’ 47” south

134º 25’ 48” east

26

35º 15’ 52” south

134º 25’ 17” east

27

35º 15’ 33” south

134º 24’ 54” east

28

35º 15’ 02” south

134º 22’ 12” east

29

35º 14’ 47” south

134º 21’ 47” east

30

35º 14’ 14” south

134º 21’ 11” east

31

35º 13’ 53” south

134º 20’ 35” east

32

35º 13’ 15” south

134º 18’ 07” east

33

35º 12’ 31” south

134º 16’ 48” east

34

35º 11’ 42” south

134º 13’ 51” east

35

35º 11’ 23” south

134º 13’ 25” east

36

35º 10’ 28” south

134º 12’ 55” east

37

35º 10’ 01” south

134º 12’ 32” east


 

38

35º 09’ 08” south

134º 11’ 07” east

39

35º 08’ 53” south

134º 10’ 12” east

40

35º 08’ 41” south

134º 07’ 48” east

41

35º 08’ 01” south

134º 06’ 38” east

42

35º 07’ 29” south

134º 05’ 24” east

43

35º 07’ 04” south

134º 03’ 56” east

44

35º 06’ 33” south

134º 02’ 42” east

45

35º 06’ 18” south

134º 01’ 48” east

46

35º 06’ 06” south

134º 00’ 36” east

47

35º 05’ 40” south

133º 56’ 06” east

48

35º 05’ 18” south

133º 53’ 24” east

49

35º 04’ 38” south

133º 51’ 54” east

50

35º 03’ 45” south

133º 50’ 42” east

51

35º 03’ 21” south

133º 49’ 29” east

52

35º 02’ 33” south

133º 48’ 00” east

53

35º 01’ 57” south

133º 45’ 00” east

 

Thence north along the meridian of longitude 134º 45’ 00” east, to its intersection with the parallel of latitude 34º 54’ 17” south, (Point 54).  Thence generally south-easterly along the geodesics sequentially connecting the following points:

 

Point

Latitude

Longitude

55

34º 54’ 18” south

133º 45’ 37” east

56

34º 54’ 26” south

133º 46’ 12” east

57

34º 55’ 26” south

133º 47’ 06” east

58

34º 55’ 17” south

133º 48’ 00” east

59

34º 55’ 49” south

133º 48’ 54” east

60

34º 55’ 29” south

133º 49’ 48” east

61

34º 55’ 34” south

133º 50’ 25” east

62

34º 56’ 13” south

133º 51’ 27” east

63

34º 57’ 08” south

133º 54’ 18” east

64

34º 58’ 04” south

133º 55’ 12” east

65

34º 57’ 56” south

133º 56’ 06” east

66

34º 58’ 04” south

133º 56’ 25” east

67

34º 59’ 03” south

133º 57’ 00” east

68

34º 59’ 06” south

133º 57’ 15” east

69

34º 58’ 56” south

133º 57’ 54” east

70

34º 58’ 59” south

133º 58’ 13” east

71

34º 59’ 32” south

133º 59’ 24” east

72

35º 00’ 16” south

134º 02’ 06” east

73

35º 00’ 16” south

134º 02’ 42” east

74

35º 00’ 01” south

134º 03’ 36” east

75

35º 00’ 01” south

134º 04’ 12” east

76

35º 00’ 21” south

134º 04’ 42” east

77

35º 00’ 51” south

134º 05’ 06” east

78

35º 01’ 04” south

134º 06’ 00” east

79

35º 01’ 40” south

134º 06’ 54” east

80

35º 01’ 54” south

134º 07’ 48” east

81

35º 02’ 22” south

134º 08’ 42” east

82

35º 02’ 20” south

134º 09’ 18” east

83

35º 02’ 31” south

134º 10’ 14” east


 

84

35º 02’ 36” south

134º 10’ 30” east

85

35º 03’ 08” south

134º 11’ 06” east

86

35º 03’ 14” south

134º 11’ 24” east

87

35º 02’ 44” south

134º 12’ 18” east

88

35º 03’ 17” south

134º 13’ 04” east

89

35º 03’ 24” south

134º 14’ 06” east

90

35º 03’ 36” south

134º 14’ 24” east

91

35º 04’ 18” south

134º 15’ 00” east

92

35º 04’ 43” south

134º 15’ 54” east

93

35º 04’ 57” south

134º 16’ 10” east

94

35º 05’ 22” south

134º 16’ 28” east

95

35º 06’ 07” south

134º 16’ 48” east

96

35º 06’ 13” south

134º 17’ 02” east

97

35º 06’ 06” south

134º 17’ 42” east

98

35º 06’ 22” south

134º 18’ 36” east

99

35º 06’ 29” south

134º 19’ 30” east

100

35º 07’ 00” south

134º 20’ 24” east

101

35º 07’ 51” south

134º 21’ 18” east

102

35º 08’ 03” south

134º 22’ 12” east

103

35º 08’ 42” south

134º 23’ 06” east

104

35º 08’ 50” south

134º 24’ 00” east

105

35º 09’ 00” south

134º 24’ 17” east

106

35º 09’ 15” south

134º 24’ 31” east

107

35º 10’ 11” south

134º 24’ 54” east

108

35º 09’ 55” south

134º 25’ 48” east

109

35º 10’ 28” south

134º 26’ 59” east

110

35º 10’ 22” south

134º 28’ 14” east

111

35º 10’ 28” south

134º 28’ 30” east

112

35º 10’ 46” south

134º 28’ 50” east

113

35º 11’ 29” south

134º 29’ 24” east

114

35º 11’ 36” south

134º 29’ 40” east

115

35º 11’ 38” south

134º 30’ 18” east

116

35º 12’ 04” south

134º 31’ 12” east

117

35º 12’ 03” south

134º 31’ 49” east

118

35º 12’ 09” south

134º 32’ 12” east

119

35º 12’ 34” south

134º 32’ 38” east

120

35º 13’ 30” south

134º 33’ 13” east

121

35º 13’ 54” south

134º 33’ 54” east

122

35º 14’ 50” south

134º 34’ 58” east

123

35º 15’ 12” south

134º 36’ 01” east

124

35º 15’ 36” south

134º 36’ 36” east

125

35º 15’ 53” south

134º 36’ 56” east

126

35º 16’ 32” south

134º 37’ 16” east

127

35º 16’ 46” south

134º 37’ 30” east

128

35º 17’ 13” south

134º 38’ 41” east

129

35º 17’ 59” south

134º 39’ 18” east

130

35º 18’ 34” south

134º 40’ 17” east

131

35º 19’ 25” south

134º 41’ 20” east

132

35º 19’ 41” south

134º 42’ 00” east

133

35º 20’ 21” south

134º 43’ 02” east


 

134

35º 20’ 48” south

134º 44’ 07” east

 

Thence south-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement.

 

 

SCHEDULE 17

 

Great Australian Bight Trawl Sector Gulper Shark Closure – Southern Dogfish

 

The area of the Great Australian Bight Trawl Sector Gulper Shark Closure - Southern Dogfish is the part of the AFZ contained within and bounded by a line commencing at the point of latitude 35º 24' 38" south, longitude 134º 45' 00" east, (Point 1).

Thence south along the meridian of longitude 134º 45' 00" east, to its intersection with the parallel of latitude 35º 29' 08" south, (Point 2).  Thence generally north-westerly along the geodesics sequentially connecting the following points:

 

Point

Latitude

Longitude

3

35º 28' 54" south

134º 44' 42” east

4

35º 28' 30" south

134º 43' 48” east

5

35º 28' 02" south

134º 43' 13” east

6

35º 27' 39" south

134º 42' 00” east

7

35º 26' 40" south

134º 41' 25” east

8

35º 26' 23" south

134º 41' 06” east

9

35º 26' 00" south

134º 40' 02” east

10

35º 25' 24” south

134º 39' 18” east

11

35º 24' 52” south

134º 37' 51” east

12

35º 23' 58” south

134º 36' 57” east

13

35º 23' 17” south

134º 35' 42” east

14

35º 22' 37” south

134º 35' 03” east

15

35º 22' 04” south

134º 33' 54” east

16

35º 21' 02” south

134º 33' 20” east

17

35º 20' 39” south

134º 33' 00” east

18

35º 20' 22” south

134º 32' 21” east

19

35º 19' 49” south

134º 31' 31” east

20

35º 19' 30” south

134º 30' 17” east

21

35º 19' 13” south

134º 30' 04” east

22

35º 18' 21” south

134º 29' 45” east

23

35º 17' 40” south

134º 29' 02” east

24

35º 17' 22” south

134º 28' 12” east

25

35º 16' 47” south

134º 25' 48” east

26

35º 15' 52” south

134º 25' 17” east

27

35º 15' 33” south

134º 24' 54” east

28

35º 15' 02” south

134º 22' 12” east

29

35º 14' 47” south

134º 21' 47” east

30

35º 14' 14” south

134º 21' 11” east

31

35º 13' 53” south

134º 20' 35” east

32

35º 13' 15” south

134º 18' 07” east

33

35º 12' 31” south

134º 16' 48” east


 

34

35º 11' 42” south

134º 13' 51” east

35

35º 11' 23” south

134º 13' 25” east

36

35º 10' 28” south

134º 12' 55” east

37

35º 10' 01” south

134º 12' 32” east

38

35º 09' 08” south

134º 11' 07” east

39

35º 08' 53” south

134º 10' 12” east

40

35º 08' 41” south

134º 07' 48” east

41

35º 08' 01” south

134º 06' 38” east

42

35º 07' 29” south

134º 05' 24” east

43

35º 07' 04” south

134º 03' 56” east

44

35º 06' 33” south

134º 02' 42” east

45

35º 06' 18” south

134º 01' 48” east

46

35º 06' 06” south

134º 00' 36” east

47

35º 05' 40” south

133º 56' 06” east

48

35º 05' 18” south

133º 53' 24” east

49

35º 04' 38” south

133º 51' 54” east

50

35º 03' 45” south

133º 50' 42” east

51

35º 03' 21” south

133º 49' 29” east

52

35º 02' 33” south

133º 48' 00” east

53

35º 01' 57” south

133º 45' 00” east

 

Thence north along the meridian of longitude 133º 45' 00” east, to its intersection with the parallel of latitude 34º 58' 34” south, (Point 54).  Thence generally south-easterly along the geodesics sequentially connecting the following points:

 

Point

Latitude

Longitude

55

35º 07’ 32” south

134º 16’ 40” east

56

35º 07’ 39” south

134º 16’ 48” east

57

35º 07’ 39” south

134º 17’ 03” east

58

35º 08’ 25” south

134º 19’ 48” east

59

35º 08’ 58” south

134º 20’ 24” east

60

35º 10’ 21” south

134º 23’ 35” east

61

35º 11’ 16” south

134º 24’ 54” east

62

35º 11’ 17” south

134º 25’ 48” east

63

35º 11’ 40” south

134º 26’ 25” east

64

35º 11’ 54” south

134º 27’ 36” east

65

35º 12’ 47” south

134º 28’ 17” east

66

35º 13’ 03” south

134º 28’ 40” east

67

35º 13’ 18” south

134º 29’ 24” east

68

35º 13’ 20” south

134º 29’ 42” east

69

35º 19’ 21” south

134º 37’ 50” east

70

35º 19’ 41” south

134º 38’ 03” east

71

35º 20’ 01” south

134º 38’ 24” east

72

35º 20’ 15” south

134º 39’ 03” east

73

35º 21’ 00” south

134º 40’ 05” east

74

35º 21’ 07” south

134º 40’ 12” east

75

35º 21’ 12” south

134º 40’ 21” east

 

Thence south-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement.


 

 

SCHEDULE 18

 

 Gulper Shark Closure – Endeavour Dogfish

 

The area of the Gulper Shark Closure – Endeavour Dogfish is the part of the AFZ within and bounded by a line commencing at the point of latitude 33º 43 ' 26.8" south, longitude 151º 46' 56.6" east, (Point 1).  Thence easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 33º 43' 35.5" south, longitude 151º 53' 30.5" east, (Point 2). Thence generally south-westerly along the geodesics sequentially connecting the following points:

 

Point

Latitude

Longitude

3

33º 46’ 47” south

151º 50’ 13” east

4

33º 49’ 29” south

151º 48’ 10” east

5

33º 52’ 29” south

151º 46’ 43” east

6

33º 54’ 44” south

151º 45’ 05” east

7

33º 56’ 18” south

151º 43’ 20” east

8

33º 57’ 54” south

151º 42’ 20” east

9

34º 00’ 57” south

151º 39’ 29” east

10

34º 02’ 27” south

151º 39’ 00” east

11

34º 02’ 59” south

151º 38’ 10” east

12

34º 05’ 03” south

151º 36’ 47” east

 

Thence south-westerly along the geodesics to the point of latitude 34º 13’ 40.0” south, longitude 151º 29’ 35.8" east, (Point 13).

 

Thence north-westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 34º 10’ 59.6” south, longitude 151º 26’ 14.4" east, (Point 14).  Thence generally north-easterly along the geodesics sequentially connecting the following points:

 

Point

Latitude

Longitude

15

34º 10’ 24” south

151º 26’ 29” east

16

34º 09’ 35” south

151º 27’ 24” east

17

34º 07’ 29” south

151º 28’ 28” east

18

34º 06’ 44” south

151º 29’ 22” east

19

34º 00’ 30” south

151º 33’ 57” east

20

33º 59’ 15” south

151º 34’ 16” east

21

33º 58’ 29” south

151º 35’ 23” east

22

33º 57’ 18” south

151º 35’ 50” east

23

33º 56’ 41” south

151º 36’ 35” east

24

33º 54’ 39” south

151º 37’ 42” east

25

33º 53’ 36” south

151º 39’ 13” east

26

33º 52’ 11” south

151º 39’ 49” east

27

33º 51’ 42” south

151º 40’ 48” east

28

33º 50’ 23” south

151º 41’ 54” east

29

33º 48’ 35” south

151º 42’ 43” east

 

Thence north-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement.


 

SCHEDULE 19

 

Gulper Shark Closure – Harrison’s Dogfish

 

The area bounded by a line:

 

(a)   Commencing at the point of latitude 40° 27’ 55” south and the meridian of longitude 148° 35’ 12” east and running progressively:

(b)   north easterly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 40° 21’ 15” south  and longitude 148° 58’ 48” east;

(c)   then generally south westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 40° 47’ 15” south, longitude148° 51’ 33” east;

(d)   then generally westerly along the geodesic to the point of latitude 40° 51’ 01” south, longitude 148° 35’ 12” east; 

(e)   Then generally north along the geodesic to the point of commencement.

 

 

SCHEDULE 20

 

 Commonwealth South East Trawl Sector 700m Depth Closure

 

The area of the Commonwealth South East Trawl Sector 700m Depth Closure is the part of the AFZ contained within and bounded by a line commencing at the point of latitude 33º 34’ 54” south, longitude 152º 02’ 20” east, (Point 111).

Thence east along the parallel of latitude 33º 34’ 54" south, to its intersection with the meridian of longitude 156º 10’ 04” east.

Thence south along that meridian to its intersection with the outer limit of the AFZ, close to the point of latitude 33º 52' 04" south, longitude 156º 10' 04" east.

Thence, generally southerly and westerly, along the outer limit of the AFZ to its intersection, south of Australia, with the meridian of longitude 138º 08’ 05” east.

Thence, north along this meridian to its intersection with the parallel of latitude 37º 08’ 38” south, (Point 1).

Thence generally easterly and northerly along the geodesics sequentially connecting the following points.

 

Point

Latitude

Longitude

2

37º 11’ 17” south

138º 16’ 51” east

3

37º 09’ 30” south

138º 18’ 16” east

4

37º 12’ 00” south

138º 20’ 45” east

5

37º 11’ 08” south

138º 25’ 31” east

6

37º 14’ 41” south

138º 32’ 23” east

7

37º 14’ 05” south

138º 54’ 54” east


 

8

37º 21’ 27” south

139º 00’ 01” east

9

37º 23’ 06” south

139º 05’ 56” east

10

37º 30’ 50” south

139º 04’ 48” east

11

37º 36’ 17” south

139º 09’ 43” east

12

37º 38’ 40” south

139º 29’ 43” east

13

37º 44’ 21” south

139º 32’ 42” east

14

38º 24’ 07” south

140º 35’ 09” east

15

38º 23’ 35” south

140º 38’ 40” east

16

38º 26’ 55” south

140º 40’ 28” east

17

38º 30’ 23” south

140º 48’ 36” east

18

38º 28’ 57” south

140º 52’ 13” east

19

38º 32’ 58” south

140º 55’ 00” east

20

38º 36’ 18” south

141º 09’ 37” east

21

38º 49’ 10” south

141º 23’ 49” east

22

38º 47’ 58” south

141º 37’ 48” east

23

38º 56’ 13” south

142º 11’ 42” east

24

39º 13’ 52” south

142º 39’ 00” east

25

39º 43’ 28” south

143º 05’ 33” east

26

40º 26’ 59” south

143º 21’ 39” east

27

40º 42’ 35” south

143º 31’ 10” east

28

41º 05’ 05” south

143º 52’ 47” east

29

41º 09’ 28” south

144º 00’ 16” east

30

41º 14’ 49” south

144º 02’ 59” east

31

41º 23’ 38” south

144º 18’ 07” east

32

41º 49’ 29” south

144º 29’ 14” east

33

42º 14’ 12” south

144º 44’ 20” east

34

42º 27’ 53” south

144º 48’ 10” east

35

42º 37’ 10” south

144º 53’ 39” east

36

42º 48’ 17” south

144º 53’ 42” east

37

43º 02’ 05” south

145º 06’ 32” east

38

43º 03’ 20” south

145º 05’ 32” east

39

43º 19’ 23” south

145º 24’ 36” east

40

43º 32’ 18” south

145º 47’ 06” east

41

43º 38’ 58” south

145º 50’ 00” east

42

43º 39’ 52” south

145º 53’ 36” east

43

43º 45’ 16” south

145º 52’ 54” east

44

43º 59’ 07” south

146º 02’ 41” east

45

44º 07’ 48” south

146º 29’ 24” east

46

44º 08’ 10” south

146º 45’ 53” east

47

44º 06’ 23” south

146º 49’ 12” east

48

44º 10’ 24” south

147º 04’ 30” east

49

44º 04’ 17” south

147º 19’ 30” east

50

44º 02’ 05” south

147º 33’ 37” east

51

43º 54’ 06” south

147º 47’ 20” east

52

43º 44’ 03” south

147º 55’ 59” east

53

43º 29’ 53” south

148º 03’ 44” east

54

43º 26’ 03” south

148º 09’ 09” east

55

43º 19’ 33” south

148º 12’ 54” east

56

43º 02’ 22” south

148º 16’ 41” east

57

42º 53’ 05” south

148º 21’ 41” east


 

58

42º 48’ 29” south

148º 21’ 45” east

59

42º 45’ 53” south

148º 25’ 00” east

60

42º 43’ 10” south

148º 22’ 58” east

61

42º 42’ 17” south

148º 26’ 35” east

62

42º 14’ 04” south

148º 36’ 09” east

63

41º 56’ 59” south

148º 38’ 31” east

64

41º 41’ 58” south

148º 36’ 13” east

65

41º 23’ 23” south

148º 41’ 23” east

66

41º 08’ 03” south

148º 41’ 23” east

67

40º 53’ 23” south

148º 49’ 05” east

68

40º 37’ 11” south

148º 50’ 03” east

69

40º 26’ 40” south

148º 55’ 05” east

70

40º 14’ 04” south

148º 55’ 44” east

71

40º 12’ 52” south

148º 54’ 00” east

72

40º 01’ 28” south

148º 55’ 56” east

73

39º 48’ 51” south

148º 53’ 21” east

74

39º 47’ 40” south

148º 50’ 50” east

75

39º 45’ 52” south

148º 52’ 57” east

76

39º 30’ 35” south

148º 51’ 08” east

77

39º 14’ 11” south

148º 45’ 33” east

78

39º 14’ 33” south

148º 42’ 23” east

79

39º 11’ 40” south

148º 44’ 58” east

80

38º 59’ 26” south

148º 39’ 09” east

81

38º 52’ 47” south

148º 32’ 41” east

82

38º 49’ 26” south

148º 33’ 00” east

83

38º 48’ 32” south

148º 26’ 05” east

84

38º 46’ 28” south

148º 26’ 37” east

85

38º 45’ 35” south

148º 23’ 39” east

86

38º 41’ 59” south

148º 34’ 00” east

87

38º 31’ 30” south

148º 36’ 41” east

88

38º 30’ 16” south

148º 35’ 12” east

89

38º 21’ 49” south

148º 39’ 17” east

90

38º 23’ 52” south

148º 51’ 18” east

91

38º 18’ 47” south

149º 21’ 00” east

92

38º 14’ 59” south

149º 29’ 04” east

93

38º 11’ 21” south

149º 30’ 16” east

94

38º 16’ 39” south

149º 33’ 54” east

95

38º 15’ 45” south

149º 45’ 36” east

96

38º 11’ 56” south

149º 56’ 24” east

97

38º 02’ 41” south

150º 08’ 34” east

98

37º 50’ 02” south

150º 11’ 22” east

99

37º 40’ 47” south

150º 18’ 02” east

100

37º 16’ 46” south

150º 22’ 04” east

101

37º 13’ 49” south

150º 24’ 22” east

102

36º 53’ 04” south

150º 20’ 04” east

103

36º 47’ 03” south

150º 22’ 42” east

104

36º 23’ 06” south

150º 21’ 28” east

105

36º 06’ 17” south

150º 25’ 54” east

106

35º 43’ 47” south

150º 38’ 49” east

107

35º 03’ 16” south

151º 07’ 08” east


 

108

34º 26’ 47” south

151º 22’ 02” east

109

34º 17’ 11” south

151º 31’ 35” east

110

33º 37’ 08” south

151º 59’ 42” east

Thence north-easterly along the geodesic to the point of commencement.

 

Not included in the Commonwealth South East Trawl Sector 700m Depth Closure is the area within a circle of radius 15 nautical miles, centred at the point of latitude 43º 55’ 06” south, longitude 150º 28’ 11” east, known as the Orange Roughy Cascade Plateau Zone.

 

 

SCHEDULE 21

 

Tasmanian Seamounts Marine Reserve

The area bounded by a line:

 

(a)   commencing at the point of latitude 44°30’ south, longitude 147°25’ east;

(b)   and proceeding west along the parallel of latitude to its intersection with the meridian of longitude 147°14’ east;

(c)   then in a north-westerly direction along the geodesic to the point latitude 44°18’ 50” south, longitude 147°10’ east;

(d)   then east along the parallel of latitude to its intersection with the meridian of longitude 147°15’ 50” east;

(e)   then in a north-easterly direction along the geodesic to the point latitude 44°16’ south, longitude 147° 25’ east;

(f)     then south along the meridian to the point of commencement.