2016 SA Recreational Fishing Grant Applications are Now Open – Can RecFish SA Assist in Making Your Project Idea a Reality?



SA Government Recreational Fishing Grants of up to $50,000 each, are available for projects around the state and 2016 applications are open now. Clubs, Community groups and Local Councils are eligible to apply.

RecFish SA are pleased to be offering assistance to potential applicants and may be able help make your project idea a reality!*





Projects could include but are not limited to:shelter

  • Increasing interest and skills in recreational fishing through family fun days or angler training days
  • Improving access and security (fishing platforms, paths, boardwalks) for recreational fishing
  • Improving recreational fishing small infrastructure, such as fish cleaning stations, seating, barbecue areas, cooking facilities and toilets
  • Fish restocking and habitat restoration in suitable areas open to recreational fishing.

You may wish to visit this page for more info or alternatively you can download key documents directly through the buttons below:


[color-button color=”bluebell” href=”http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/files/sharedassets/marine_parks/grants/mp-recreational-fishing-grant-guidelines-2016.pdf”]Download the Official Guidelines [/color-button]


[color-button color=”bluebell” href=”http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/files/sharedassets/marine_parks/grants/mp-faq-recreational-fishing-grant-2016.pdf”]Download SA Government FAQ[/color-button]


This year applications are to be submitted electronically through the link below:

[color-button color=”bluebell” href=”https://gmsportal.environment.sa.gov.au/”]Online Grants Management System [/color-button]


In round One successful projects included; Fishing Platforms, Jetty Shelters, Fish Cleaning Tables, Fish Stocking, Kids Fishing Clinics, Breakwater Capping/Walkways, Fish Habitat, Sustainable Fishing Education and more…. So what is your idea?

If you have a project idea and would like some advice, or if you simply want talk to someone and find out more, please take a moment to register your idea below. We will be in contact to see if we can provide support and assistance with your project/application.


Fund Your Idea!

What is your project idea? Even if you are not a member of a club or organisation, we may be able to assist so be sure to take a moment and share your idea!

Tell us about your Recreational Fishing Project idea.

Please provide some information about the location for your project idea.

Council, Org, Club or Individual

email is used for verification, thankyou.

So we can get back to you

Applications close at Midnight on Monday, 14 March 2016

*RecFish SA have a commercial agreement with the South Australian Government to provide assistance to applicants and to facilitate community grant applications.


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