Our Purpose is:

  • To promote the exchange of information on all aspects of the care of native fish of Australia and New Guinea.

  • To foster an interest in the keeping of native fishes of Australia and New Guinea under conditions of captivity.

  • To promote the propagation of native fishes and in so doing to maintain the integrity of species and local forms.

  • To undertake systematic habitat surveys to develop a body of knowledge relating to the distribution of native fishes and associated biological and ecological considerations.

  • To engage in the continuing study of matters relating to the ecology and conservation of native fishes and to inform the community and appropriate agencies of knowledge gained through such investigations.

  • To support such conservation issues of national and international significance as may be decided on from time to time by the committee.