Indigenous fishing subprogram: Facilitation of the third FRDC National Indigenous Fisheries RD&E Stakeholders Forum
Indigenous Marine Resources Consultants Australia
Communities, Industry, People
Authors: Jill Briggs and Stan Lui
Key Words: Indigenous fishing, cultural fishing , Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, research planning, rights, primacy, capacity building
1. - Undertake a third FRDC National Indigenous Fisheries RD&E Forum to provide formal advice to the participants on a range of matters as outlined in the methods section.
2. - Seek advice from a wide range (industry experience and geographical locations) of Indigenous expertise and links to assist to improving FRDC’s strategic investment in indigenous focused RD&E.
3. - Report to the FRDC Board to further develop its investment in RD&E that has a significant benefit to Indigenous Australians.
4. - Enhance the current extension process to the broader indigenous community, Commonwealth and State Departments and key national research programs (e.g National Environmental Science Program, Caring for Country and Reef 2050 Strategic Investment Program) through the links and networks developed at the meeting.