Program overview

Enhance the region’s wealth by managing and maintaining sustainable fishing industries and increasing employment and economic opportunities for our people.


  • Progressing towards 100% Indigenous ownership of the region’s fisheries.
  • Increasing capacity of Indigenous fishers to participate in commercial fishing.
  • Supporting TSRA representation and community engagement in the Protected Zone Joint Authority (PZJA) management process.
  • Managing lease-out of unused Torres Strait fisheries quotas.
  • Supporting research into the sustainability and commercial use of Torres Strait fisheries.
  • Assisting with community communication regarding fisheries issues in the region.