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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.
This grant is currently closed to applications

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.


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).


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Key documents

Grant opportunity guidelines

pdf · 0.38 MB docx · 0.27 MB

Sample application form

pdf · 0.68 MB docx · 0.24 MB

Sample grant agreement

pdf · 0.66 MB docx · 0.13 MB

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