Seafood Directions 2022
Registrations have opened to attend the Seafood Directions Event held in Brisbane from 13-15 September 2022.
Seafood Directions is the premier ideas, innovation and networking event for the Australian seafood industry. The national forum provides an opportunity to promote the seafood industry, discuss industry issues, workshop solutions, teach best practices, share knowledge, and plan for the future of the seafood industry.
2022 NSW Sustainability Awards
Entries for the 2022 NSW Sustainability Awards are now open. The Awards celebrate the people and projects creating a sustainable future for NSW. Businesses, community groups, public sector organisations and individuals are invited to tell their stories of innovation, collaboration and leadership.
Entries close 8th September 2022.
National Landcare Conference
Registrations are now open for the 2022 National Landcare Conference to be held at the International Convention Centre in Sydney Tuesday 23 to Thursday 25 August. Registration as a virtual conference delegate is FREE.
The NSW and Australian Governments have announced additional assistance measures to support primary producers who have been impacted by the floods and severe weather that occurred from 27 June 2022 onwards. Special Disaster Grants of up to $75,000 now available for primary producers in declared LGAs. Once approved, eligible primary producers can access $25,000 in assistance up-front, with a further $50,000 in financial assistance available thereafter upon submission of valid tax invoices.
Fishing Industry Leadership & Representation Training
Fishing Industry Leadership Training is now available to all within the seafood industry. Through a project funded by the Australian Government and a collaboration between the Professional Fishers Association, Seafood Industry Victoria, Wildcaught SA and the Australian Maritime & Fisheries Academy a comprehensive online learning tool has been developed. It is essential for fishers to be able to engage with Fisheries Agencies to better contribute towards fisheries management decision making. This is why it is critical for our Industry to have the tools it needs to better participate and engage in the management of our fisheries.
The Training is a free, self-paced online system made by fishers to help fishers. The training focuses on:
• Effective communication
• Meeting processes
• Technology knowledge
• Decision making
• Identifying opportunities for involvement
• Community engagement and social license to operate
• Business and Community stakeholder values
• Finding common ground
The Sunrise Project Small Grants program
An open application process for small grants of up to $5,000 for community groups working to hasten the transition from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy or to protect Australia’s ecosystems from the negative impacts of the coal and gas industries.
Wettenhall Environment Trust's Small Environmental Grant Scheme
Providing support for people undertaking projects that will make a positive difference to the natural living environment, in land, sea or air, rural or urban. Supports grassroots organisations and individuals, and academics who are working with on-ground community groups. Includes four rounds every year. Grants are usually $10,000 and focus on flora and fauna conservation or threatened mammal conservation.
Marine NRM Coastal Directory
The Marine NRM Coastal Directory is designed to connect people and skill sets reducing silos between disciplines. This free register, publicly available on the OceanWatch website, is an easy way to engage new colleagues and extend your network, helping to fuel the growth of Australia's blue-green innovations. Key information on Researchers, Natural Resource Management Agents, and Suppliers working in the marine environment, are now accessible in one place.
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