VICRAC, formerly Fisheries Research Advisory Body (FRAB), is an Australian Government statutory authority that was established by the FRDC in March 2016 under the Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989 (PIRD Act). VICRAC is an expertise-based committee, with membership reflecting the various sectors/stakeholders of fishing and aquaculture in Victoria.
The State and Territory RACs, in conjunction with other FRDC Partner groups (IPA's and Subprograms), have released the first open call for applications to be evaluated in 2018. The following priorities have been identified as priorities to this RAC. Note that some priorities are applicable to multiple jurisdictions - for the full list of priorities download them here.
Victorian Pipi Population Demography and Stock Discrimination
Improving Outcomes of Fisher Interactions with Sharks and Rays
FRDC Management Contacts:
Chris Izzo – Executive Officer (M 0419 852 723; E firstname.lastname@example.org)
Alison Connelly – Secretariat (M 0437 694 485; E email@example.com)
VICRAC meeting no. 6 – October 25th 2017
VICRAC meeting no. 7 – 28 March 2018
VICRAC meeting no. 8 – 19 July 2018
VICRAC meeting no. 9 – 18 October 2018
VICRAC meeting no. 10 – 28 March 2019
VICRAC meeting no. 11 – 18 July 2019
VICRAC meeting no. 12 – 17 October 2019