Successful Stronger Fishing Clubs grants

Application Number Date Received Project Description Organisation Address
SFC00004 24/03/2016 Membership drive including: local paper advertising, food, flyers and relocatable signage to use at events.  Sugarloaf Creek Angling Club Broadford
SFC00010 29/03/2016 Macedon Ranges Family Fishing Day including: signage, advertising, flyers, risk management plan, BBQ supplies, postage fees, prizes for best fish and club merchandise. Kyneton Angling Club  Kyneton
SFC00011 29/03/2016 Facilities upgrade: Promote a comfortable environment for new and existing members through the installation of a wood heater and new seating. Blind Bight Boat Owners Blind Bight
SFC00006 30/03/2016 Grow membership to 100 by running a club open day: BBQ hire, additional fly casting equipment hire, flyers, BBQ supplies, fly tying consumables, print media advertising . Calder Fly Fishing Association Sunbury
SFC00013 31/03/2016 Waterproof jackets with the club's logo ($1,000), large signage out the front of the club and folding chairs to be used at club information nights. Yea Angling Club Yea
SFC00014 31/03/2016 Catch A Carp Competition and Carp Awareness . Melbourne Bunyips Sporting Club  Tooborac
SFC00015 31/03/2016 Information/open day to encourage young families to join the club. This also includes advertising and club promotion. Nicholson Angling Club  Nicholson
SFC00017 1/04/2016 New member advertising; aim to build membership through advertising in local papers and flyers, club merchandise. Snapper Point Angling Club Mt Martha
SFC00020 2/04/2016 Replacement of club shed; the $2,000 will contribute to the building of the shed that will be used to store equipment for kids fishing days, club meetings etc. Port Fairy Angling Club Incorporated Port Fairy
SFC00022 4/04/2016 Membership drive/family fishing day; accommodation, food, awards for new participants and advertising and promotional apparel. Wimmera Offshore Anglers Sport and Gamefishing club  Horsham
SFC00024 4/04/2016 Facilities upgrade: Installation of a split system. Meredith Angling Club Buniyong
SFC00021 6/04/2016 Refurbishment of kitchen facilities. The club will provide $2,500 in kind contribution for this project. They are seeking $2k to contribute to the refurbishment. Upwey Angling Club Ferntree Gully 3156
SFC00026 6/04/2016 Club repairs including repair to shade sail, leaking wall and further shade in outdoor area as well as family fishing day valued at $400. Ensay Angling Club Incorporated Ensay
SFC00028 7/04/2016 The club is building a new trailer with full lock-up canopy for use at public outings, fundraising events, community events, and promotional activities. This grant will be used to complete the final stages of the project and have the new trailer painted and sign-writing with the club logo and contact details . Numurkah Fishing Club Inc Numurkah
SFC00029 7/04/2016 Blue Rock dam bass fishing membership drive; including BBQ food, advertising and brag mats. Thorpdale and District Angling Club Newborough 3825
SFC00034 10/04/2016 Equipment purchase for conducting an introductory fishing day at Camp Jungai for kids. Focused on encouraging them to join the club and get involved in fly fishing in the area. The purchase of the fly rods, reels and fly lines will become assets to the club and can be used for future events.  Goulburn Murray Fly Fishers Alexandra
SFC00027 11/04/2016 Contribution to the upgrade of the club's kitchen. The club will be providing in kind contribution to refurbish the kitchen so it is functional for events to welcome new members.  Modewarre and District Anglers Club Inc. Whittington
SFC00001 12/04/2016 Advertising of club 12 editions of 2 popular fishing magazines. Lake Purrumbete Angling Club Camperdown 3260
SFC00023 14/04/2016 Contribution to the construction of club rooms at Garfield Reserve. The $2,000 will cover the cost of purchasing the shed. Expected to be completed by mid 2016. The club is contributing $5,000 to the project. Garfield Angling Club Garfield
SFC00040 14/04/2016 Installation of an information noticeboard to promote the Murtoa Angling Club fishing events and upcoming community meetings to the broader community and visitors.
The location will be on the exterior of the club rooms along the only walking path on popular Marma Lake, so that it is accessible to all people and community members at all times.
Murtoa Angling Club Murtoa
SFC00041 15/04/2016 Develop a website to keep members up to date, informed and engaged. Regular updates on planned competitions, information about joining and being a member. Apsley Angling Club Apsley
SFC00043 15/04/2016 Radio and television advertising for the club. Alpine Anglers Club Dartmouth
SFC00039 18/04/2016 Merchandise for existing club members and to help promote the club, and the purchase of a laptop to remain as an asset to the club and be used to better communicate with the wider public through online promotion. The club currently does not have any computer/online means for advertising and communication purposes. Nagambie Angling Club Nagambie
SFC00025 19/04/2016 Open day/casting tuition to encourage young people tp join the club. Funding is sought for marquee, BBQ food and equipment for casting tuition. Mansfield and District Flyfishers Mansfield
SFC00031 19/04/2016 Merchanise to the value of $1,000- production of stubby holders advertising responsible fishing and the Nangolic fishing club's social media page to be widely distributed. And the remaining $1,000 will be spent on advertising the club and website development. Nangiloc Fishing Club Irymple
SFC00044 19/04/2016 Club room improvements; replacement of old out dated fittings such as furniture (specifically table and chairs to allow for more seating when promoting their open nights which promote the sport of fishing and thus increase membership. Altona Boating and Angling Club Altona
SFC00048 21/04/2016 Redesign club shirts, redesign On-line presence, Redesign Printed materials. Southern Peninsula Angling Club Rye
SFC00049 22/04/2016 Membership drive/ guest speaker night open to the public, featuring Merv Hughes and Jason Kennedy, food and associated advertising. Italian Australian Angling Club Morwell Morwell
SFC00046 22/04/2016 "Get into Fly Fishing with Mornington Peninsula Fly Fishers"- advertising, signage, banners and flyers for promotion to be displayed around the Mornington Peninsula. Mornington Peninsula Fly Fishers Incorporated  Frankston
SFC00032 2/05/2016 Purchase and installation of a storage shed to be situated next to the club rooms. To allow the club to clear space at one end of the room where items such as BBQ's, freezer, storage shelving, weighing equipment etc. are currently stored. Create space for extra tables & chairs to cater for extra members attending when having club meetings and social functions. Venus Bay Angling Club Venus Bay 3956 (Caulfield North 3161 address of the secretary managing the grant application)
SFC00052 2/05/2016 The D.B.A.C. has a fishing lodge at Howqua on Lake Eildon, the club has undertaken renovations to the bathroom so as to accommodate male & female facilities. The renovation will encourage more female & family participation in club competitions and will encourage female membership. This grant will assist with the completion of the works. Dunlop Bayswater Angling Club & Fish Protection inc  Croydon Hills 3136
SFC00058 8/05/2016 purchase of Brag Mats to be provided to MBAC members to record their catch , incentive prizes for participation in competitions , upgrades to the current MBAC web page . Mordialloc Boat & Angling Club Mordialloc
SFC00059 9/05/2016 Advertising packages at local sports clubs, flyers for advertising, shirts with logos to be work at public events and signage at the club rooms.  Craigieburn Angling Club Mickleham
SFC00061 10/05/2016 Projector and other technological equipment (audio visual) to be used at the clubs open nights, events and activities frequently hosted by the club. Ballarat Fly Fishers Club Ballarat North 3350
SFC00064 13/05/2016 Purchase a gas stove and also an Arctic cold fridge that runs on bottled gas as there is no electricity available at the club rooms, this will allow the club to hold membership drive functions at the club rooms with a more efficient way to heat up food and also keep food fresh in the fridge. At present they rely on car fridges and portable camp stoves. Lismore Angling Club Lismore
SFC00065 13/05/2016 Upgrading club rooms with new vinyl in the kitchen, replacing toilet cisterns and improving the lighting in the rooms to make it more pleasant for members and Guests to attend functions. Colac Anglers Club Colac
SFC00038 16/05/2016 To enhance the Club membership and to draw more women and children into fly fishing, the clubs plans to engender an understanding that fly fishing and the Club are family friendly. NSFFC has a number of women and juniors that are actively fly fishing. The Families in Fly Fishing Day will showcase women in fly fishing by inviting female celebrities to showcase the sport and utilise the junior club members to engage with younger anglers. The day will be held on 20 Nov at the Club rooms and will be a combination of talks and demonstrations from female fly fishing identities and demonstrations from other identities on how families can participate in fly fishing. Northern Suburbs Fly Fishing Club  Yarrambat
SFC00060 17/05/2016 Contribution towards a cool room. The Toolamba Fishing Club hold a yearly Fishing Competition over the Easter Long Weekend. They have been holding this competition for the last 10 years and it has been very successful. As a way of giving back to the local community, they employ charity groups to undertake the cooking and preparation of meals. As they have to ensure they comply with Food Handling Regulations, they hire multiple Mobile cool rooms to keep food and drinks cold. This has always been an financial burden as the rent is costly and from a Health and Safety perspective, the cool room's stairs are difficult negotiate whilst carrying food and drinks. With the installation of the proposed Cool room, the club will be able to comply with the Food Handling Regulations whilst making it simpler to store and serve food and beverages.  Toolamba Fishing Club Tatura
SFC00002 18/05/2016 A series of talk nights open to the public whereby expert/guest speakers will discuss a specific species or region.
The talks are across a wide varieties of fishing species, regions and will cater for all abilities to go away with new knowledge.These talks will be open to members and the public, with a capacity of each talk being 85 persons.
Previous guest speaker nights over the past 12 months have seen an increase in the clubs growing membership base, with 3-5 persons signing up as members on the night. All guest speakers have been contacted and costings provided. The club will cover the cost of promotional flyers and food catering for these events and they are seeking funding to cover the costs of the presenters.
Mitcham Angling Club And Fish Protection Society Inc Mitcham
SFC00068 18/05/2016 Club garments to promote the 40th anniversary of the club and upgrade the club banner to use at club functions and ANSA events.  Geelong Sport and Game Fishing Club Lara
SFC00070 23/05/2016 Purchase and installation of a split system air conditioner in club rooms to create a better environment for public meetings during hot summers. Jeparit Anglers Club 
SFC00069 23/05/2016 The club will be attending the Melbourne boat show 2016 to display information to the public about fishing and club activities. The club requires advertising materials such as pamphlets, banners and club apparel for attending members. The club wishes to start a website with links to social media to promote membership and accessibility to the public in regards to sustainable fishing as well as easy access to club members.  Southern Boat Fishing Club Inc  Langwarrin
SFC00057 26/05/2016 Native Fish Australia (Vic) is a volunteer organisation interested in the well-being of Australia's native freshwater fish and the waters they inhabit.
Seeking funding to design & develop a new website with the aims of public education, information sharing, new member recruitment, and to provide interactivity/accessibility to current and potential members. 
Native Fish Australia Doncaster
SFC00073 27/05/2016 Purchase of a large two door fridge for the kitchen. This will promote a long term more cost effective approach, most importantly be an extremely important facility when the club runs their annual "Come and Try Family Fishing Events" and local competitions as it will negate the need to purchase/hire additional food cooling facilities; at last years family fishing event the club were pleased to sign up 6 new family memberships and they suggest there is potential to increase this on a yearly basis provided their facilities meet the required health standards. The time-frame of the project is immediate and following potential support the facility will be installed within a month. The club is prepared to fund the freight, install and pay all additional costs as required.  Donald Angling Club Donald
SFC00007 31/05/2016 The club will provide single and family members with a mat as part of the membership. They would also like to promote the club in the community and the fishing in the area in the way of a membership drive family day BBQ . The club has largely been forgotten about due to lack on exposure, so advertising and so they are also seeking funding for club hats which can be given away on the club drive day . To promote this they will advertise and put flyers in letters boxes. Also seeking funding for food and prizes. Castlemaine FPS and Angling Club Inc  Castlemaine 3450
SFC00079 1/06/2016 90th anniversary open day membership drive. Greensborough & district Angling Club Inc
SFC00087 8/06/2016 Printing of promotional flyers and the purchase of digital scales to be used in club competitions. Australian Underwater Federation  Bentleigh
SFC00085 8/06/2016 Purchasing of equipment to run come and try days (gazebo). Purchasing of equipment to run junior info days at the club (TV). Purchase of fly rod/reel starter kits for kids to be used as giveaways. Bendigo & District Fly Fishers Inc  Strathdale
SFC00084 14/06/2016 Website development, catering for open day and club uniforms. Clubspearfish Croydon
SFC00033 16/06/2016 Membership Drive via promotional activities: website, flyers and improved facilities. The Toorak Angling Club and South Eastern Anglers Inc. McKinnon
SFC00091 16/06/2016 Promotional material to be handed out at the clubs cod closing event. They are also seeking funding for security cameras and locks at the club rooms so that new members feel they are joining a safe club. Leitchville Bunyip Sporting Club Incl  Cohuna
SFC00075 20/06/2016 Replace 25+ years old badly worn chairs in our club room with a modern ergonomic design.
Purchase two pull up roller style banners to advertise & promote our club to new members, showing the attractions of fly fishing, emphasising the social and health benefits and skills development involved with fly fishing and fishing generally.Banners to be used at promotional days,family days open to public, fishing shows etc.
Purchase specialised training rods and equipment to assist with teaching expected increase in new membership the skill of fly casting. New equipment also specialised for juniors under 12 years of age. 
Yarra Valley Fly Fishers Lilydale
SFC00092 20/06/2016 Purchase of brag mats and portable scales for weighing in fish competitions. And advertising the new catch and release format of the club to attract new members. Bruthen Angling Club Bruthen
SFC00096 23/06/2016 New printer for promotion of clubs activities, purchase of gazebo to be used at events and 50 caps to be provided to new members. Lakeside Anglers Club Inc Ballarat
SFC00094 23/06/2016 Membership drive- aiming to increase members from 118-150. Tours of the club will be run, food will be provided and advertising and promotion will also be conducted. Seeking funding for the purchase of a BBQ, food, promotion and website development. Williamstown-Newport Anglers Club & Fish Protection Society  Williamstown 3016
SFC00051 24/06/2016 Advertising in newspapers and local businesses and the purchase of equipment that new members and amateurs can hire from the club including adult and children's rods and reels. Also funding towards attaching an awning to their fishing trailer used at events. Baringhup Cairn Curran Native Fishing Club  Sunbury
SFC00098 25/06/2016 Completion of club trailer to be used at fishing events (inc sign writing), purchase of supplies for family fishing day and advertising of event/club. Undera Angling Club  Shepparton 3630
SFC00101 30/06/2016 Contribution towards shower and toilet facilities upgrade for disabled anglers. Richmond Anglers Club Incorporated Mitcham
SFC00104 4/07/2016 Architectural drawings for the development of the club's own fly fishing casting pool. This is the first stage in a bigger process and needs a kick starter of funding to get it off the grant. Other grants will be sought for the pools construction. Geelong Fly Fishing Club Inc.  Whittington
SFC00102 5/07/2016 Inscribing of Three Honour Boards, Sandwich Board with Club Logo and directions, Flag or Teardrop Banner twin sided with club logo, Outdoor signage on Club rooms, Large Sticker with club logo to go on Club Trailer, Two 90cm honour boards. Didyabringyarodalong Angling Club of Melton and Bacchus Marsh Inc Brookefield
SFC00107 12/07/2016 Introducing Juniors & Ladies to Fly Fishing 19-21 August 2016; prizes and guest presenter fees. Council of Victorian Fly Fishing Clubs  Doncaster East 3109
SFC0112 13/07/2016 Purchase on new laptop, software and internet security to be used to promote the club. Ballarat Fish Acclimatisation Society  Ballarat