Threatened and Migratory Species Fisheries Bycatch Mitigation Program


Funding for Australian commercial wild-catch fisheries to be more sustainable by mitigating the bycatch of threatened and/or migratory species.
Open

Closes in 49 days

Closing date: Monday 23 January 2023 5:00pm AEDT Mon 23 Jan 2023 5:00pm AEDT

What do you get?

$50,000 to $500,000 covering up to 100% of eligible project expenditure.

Who is this for?

Australian businesses and organisations who can help improve conservation outcomes for threatened and/or migratory listed species protected under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) that interact with commercial wild-catch fisheries.

Overview


This program supports Australian commercial wild-catch fisheries to become more sustainable by investing in practical solutions that aim to mitigate the bycatch of species listed as threatened and/or migratory under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 Act (EPBC Act).

Check if you can apply


You can apply if you meet the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria are a set of rules that describe who we can consider for this grant. You can apply if you:

  • are an eligible entity
  • have an eligible project
  • have eligible expenditure.

The rules are in the grant opportunity guidelines.

How to apply


Check if you’re ready to apply for a grant

Finding a suitable grant opportunity is just the start of the process to get funding. The application process can take time and effort. Understanding the entire process will help you be grant ready and may improve your chances of getting funding.

Use our checklist to find out what it takes to apply for a grant.

When you're ready to apply

Apply using our online portal:

  1. Create or log into your portal account.
  2. Follow the instructions to complete your application.
  3. Submit your application before the close date.

Make sure you include enough detail and supporting evidence in your application to help us decide whether to award you the grant.

Don’t submit the application until it’s complete. You can’t correct a mistake.

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Apply now


Apply for the Threatened and Migratory Species Fisheries Bycatch Mitigation Program now

Before you apply, make sure you:

  • read and understand the grant opportunity guidelines.
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Contact


Need help?

  • Let us answer your question via phone, email or webchat. And if we can't help, we'll put you in touch with someone who can.

  • Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm across Australia

Key documents


Grant opportunity guidelines

Sample application form

Sample grant agreement