Project number: 2002-300
Project Status:
Budget expenditure: $265,000.00
Principal Investigator: Stephen Clark
Organisation: Australian Rural Leadership Foundation (ARLF)
Project start/end date: 29 Jun 2003 - 1 Sep 2005


To help shape and secure a competitive, profitable and sustainable future, the fishing industry needs leaders with knowledge, skills and networks. Leaders who will:

1 develop and share a vision for their industry;

2 operate effectively in an international context;

3 establish strategic alliances and build strong links within and across industry sectors;

4 identify the competing demands for industry, Government and community support;

5 understand the values, arguments and tactics of other interest groups;

6 deal confidently with industry, Government and community leaders, in Australia and overseas;

7 identify and analyse the strategic issues affecting the future of the fishing industry; and

8 participate in shaping national policies.

The Australian Rural Leadership program prepares leaders for these roles.


1. To support fishing industry participants undertake the Australian Rural Leadership Program.

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