Recreational Fishing Grants Working Group Meeting 17
20 March 2013 – Department of Primary Industries, 1 Spring St. Melbourne 3001
Independent Chair's Summary
This was the 17th meeting of the Recreational Fishing Grants Working Group.
Key items discussed included:
- 2012/13 Recreational Fishing Grants Program – assessment of applications received for Large and Commissioning Grants to be funded from the Recreational Fishing Licence Trust Account
2012/13 Recreational Fishing Grants Program
The Working Group completed a quantitative assessment, in consideration of the grant program criteria, of the 35 Large Grant applications and one Commissioning Grant application received. Consequently, the Working Group supported a total of 13 proposed projects (12 Large and one Commissioning) seeking funding of up to $1.5 million (GST inclusive as applicable) over three years from the RFL Trust Account.
Supported projects will be recommended to the Minister for Agriculture and Food Security for funding consideration. The Minister will announce the successful projects in due course.
Next meeting: Date and location to be advised.
Recreational Fishing Grants Working Group