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Habitat Action Grants - 2023

ClosedGrant Closed: 29th of September 2023 - 5:00 pm Value: Up to $40,000 Run By: NSW Department of Primary Industries Further Information: https://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/fishing/habitat/rehabilitating/ahr-grants-program

The Habitat Action Grants are funded from the Recreational Fishing Trusts which direct revenue generated by the NSW Recreational Fishing Fee towards on-ground actions to improve fish habitat and recreational fishing in NSW.

Angling clubs, individuals, community groups, local councils and organisations interested in rehabilitating fish habitats in freshwater and saltwater areas throughout NSW can apply.

Habitat rehabilitation projects which may be funded include:

  •     removal or modification of barriers to fish passage
  •     rehabilitation of riparian lands (river banks, wetlands, mangrove forests, saltmarsh)
  •     re-snagging waterways with timber structure
  •     removal of exotic vegetation from waterways and replace with native species
  •     bank stabilisation works.

You must Department of Primary Industries staff to discuss your project and ensure applications are consistent with priorities for funding. They may also be able to provide assistance with completing your application. FOr the Gwydir, Namoi and Border rivers, this is David Ward, phone: (02) 6763 1255  email: david.ward@dpi.nsw.gov.au

Last Updated: 6th of September 2023
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