AFMA’s Thursday Island Office COVID-19 update

31 March 2020

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) office in Thursday Island has transitioned to work from home arrangements in order to keep our staff and community safe.

The office is still operating and contactable via:

Phone: 07 4069 1990

Fax: 07 4069 1277

Email: tistaff [at]

CRIMFISH hotline: 1800 274 634 for any suspected illegal fishing

Fishers and fish receivers are encouraged to submit catch disposal records (CDRs), logbooks and licencing forms to licensing [at] or SMS images to 0434 652 110.

You must continue to post originals in mail or place in lockbox at TI office.

For more information, contact the AFMA office.

Key Industry updates

Other contacts 

Torres Strait Island Regional Council

Torres Shire Council