Project number: 2021-080
Project Status:
Budget expenditure: $730,714.00
Principal Investigator: Rachel King
Organisation: Australian Council of Prawn Fisheries Ltd (ACPF)
Project start/end date: 31 Oct 2021 - 29 Jun 2025


The ACPF IPA management project is needed to:

1. Resource the investment of $3.98M under a 2021-2025 IPA across Environment, Industry, Communities, People, Adoption Programs according to the ACPF's 2021-2025 Strategic Plan (Note that the ACPF's Plan is aligned to the Goals of FRDC's 2020-2025 RD&E Plan)

2. Deliver a People Development Program

3. Deliver a Community Engagement Program which is designed to maintain moderated community engagement with RD&E projects (in the form of 'What We Care About Series')


1. ACPF IPA RD&E funds are invested according to RD&E priorities in the 2021-2025 ACPF Strategic plan and the associated Program allocation %s
2. ACPF IPA RD&E investments address goals in the FRDC's 2021-2025 RD&E Plan
3. Commission stakeholder driven investments, in partnership with prawn fishery jurisdictions, that address RD&E priorities in the 2021-2025 ACPF Strategic plan
4. Collaborate with other sectors and utilise alternative funding sources to address RD&E priorities in the 2021-2025 ACPF Strategic plan
5. Engage the community on RD&E outputs that address shared values
6. Advance wild caught prawn sector people through a People Development Program
7. Finalise a 2026-2030 ACPF Strategic Plan and RD&E priorities

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