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Commercial Fisheries Business Adjustment Program

The NSW Government's Commercial Fisheries Business Adjustment Program introduces linkages between shares and catch or effort. This will give fishers the ability to invest in their business with more certainty than ever before. Importantly, share linkages have been tailored to each share class.

The Commercial Fisheries Business Adjustment Program has been designed to assist the commercial fishing industry to manage restructure impacts with assistance measures available to fishers exiting the industry and for fishers who remain in the industry to expand their operations and improve business viability.