Commercial Fisheries Business Adjustment Program

The NSW Government’s Commercial Fisheries Business Adjustment Program introduces linkages between shares and catch or effort in most share classes.

A subsidised share trading market has been created to help active fishers acquire and trade holdings.

Registrations to buy or sell shares close 27 March 2017.

Be prepared for changes

Commercial fisheries business adjustment program factsheet coverIf you plan on participating in the subsidised share trading market, or need assistance with making the right decision, the Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner can help.

We understand that change can be daunting. We support small business across NSW and can help you navigate and prepare for the change.

Our team will be available at local venues throughout March to:

  • assist in the market registration process, including helping you complete registration forms for submission by 27 March 2017
  • discuss your concerns and help you plan for your future.

Free assistance will be available around the state.

Download the NSW Government’s Commercial Fisheries Business Adjustment Program  factsheet PDF, 1091.11 KB

Register your interest

Register your interest for the free drop-in sessions

More information

Want to know about the subsidised share trading market and how it will operate?

Call the Commercial Fisheries Business Adjustment Program Hotline on 1300 726 488.

Need to prepare your business?

Business Connect can provide you with two free independent and confidential advice sessions. Call 1300 134 359 to speak to your local advisor or visit the Business Connect webpage.

Need financial or legal advice?

Grants up to $2,000 are available from the Rural Assistance Authority (RAA). Call 1800 678 593 or visit the RAA website.

Need support for yourself and your family?

The Fisher Care Line is available providing a telephone based coaching session to anyone affected by the Commercial Fisheries Business Adjustment Program. Call (02) 9592 0451 or email to book a session.