Aquatic habitat protection and rehabilitation

Project

Partner Organisation

Agency

2018/19

2019/20

2020/21

Aquatic habitat protection and fish conservation  - Greater Murray NSW

Provision of fish conservation management services for the Murray, lower Darling and Murrumbidgee catchments of NSW, to enhance key fish habitat protection and recreational fishery involvement in fish habitat protection and management.

  NSW DPI FW $211,392

FW $215,927

FW $220,574

Habitat Action Program - making more fish… naturally

Provides habitat action grants to the community to enhance fish habitat in NSW and support healthy, resilient recreational fisheries.

Various fishing clubs, councils, community groups Grants administered by DPI

SW $657,631

FW $267,874

SW $725,974

FW $306,983

SW $794,302

FW $346,084

Flagship Habitat Action

The Flagship Habitat Action program provides funding for on-ground works for large-scale strategic coastal fish habitat rehabilitation activities to restore highly productive, resilient fisheries.

Various fishing clubs, councils, community groups

Grants administered by DPI SW $448,000 SW $448,000 SW $448,000

NSW Fishway Strategy for Fish Passage Remediation at Priority Barriers

Development of a strategic 20-year statewide fishway infrastructure strategy to remediate the top 160 priority barriers to migrating fish to significantly improve native fish populations and recreational fishing opportunities.

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  NSW DPI

SW $87,447

FW $349,788

SW $89,383

FW $357,512

SW
$0

FW
$0

Aquatic habitat protection and fish conservation  - South Coast NSW

Provision of fish conservation management services for the south coast, Snowy Mountains and Southern Tablelands of NSW to enhance key fish habitat protection and recreational fishery involvement in fish habitat protection and management.

 

NSW DPI

SW $188,768

SW $195,739

SW $201,393

Open top pyramid / opera house yabby trap replacement scheme

This project will purchase open top pyramid (kalkyne) traps to replace opera house traps. The open top pyramid yabby trap will supersede the opera house yabby trap, which will become prohibited for use, to protect platypus and other wildlife from inadvertent capture.

 Supply of traps to fishers administered by NSW DPI

FW $50,000

FW $50,000

FW
$0

Driving Fish Habitat Action with a Landcare NSW/OzFish Unlimited community partnership

It is planned to establish sixty fish habitat restoration sites by OzFish and Landcare combining resources across NSW, building a network of skilled volunteers to continue the work well into the future.

OzFish Unlimited 

SW $114,050

FW $90,700

SW
$0

FW
$0

SW
$0

FW
$0

Peel River pollution prevention

Preventing rubbish pollution in the Peel River by installing Gross Pollutant Traps on stormwater drain outlets flowing into the Peel River. Repurposed shopping trolleys by the local Mens Shed will be used as grill "wings" on either side of storm water outlets to collect excess litter during high flow periods

Tamworth Regional Council FW $6,500

FW
$0

FW
$0

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