Fishing in Australia takes many forms, and many places, fish can be caught in rivers, creeks and anywhere along the coast. Fishing licences are a must and available from the State Offices.
In New South Wales (NSW),
Western Australia (WA),
South Australia (SA - you do not need a licence to fish for recreational purposes in South Australia) and
Northern Territory (NT - You do not require a recreational fishing licence in the Northern Territory, however a large portion of the Territory's intertidal waters lie over Aboriginal land and recreational fishers should respect and recognise the cultural importance of these waters to traditional owners. Permits are required to enter Aboriginal Land...)