Outcomes of the Fisheries 2015 QRAA Assistance Schemes (associated with the introduction of Net Free Zones)
As part of the Queensland Government’s Sustainable Fishing Policy (the Policy); three Net Free Zones (the Zones) were established at Cairns, Mackay and Rockhampton on 1 November 2015. The Government set aside $10M to help affected fishers. Three QRAA assistance schemes were established, all of which closed on 2 December 2015. This report provides a summary of the outcome of each scheme.