The PFA is a member of the NSW Fisheries Research and Advisory Committee (FRAC) which provides advice to the Fisheries Research & Development Cooperation (FRDC) on research priorities for NSW.

Research priorities are based on NSW Commercial Wild-Catch Fishing Industry RDE Plan 2018 – 23 and annual request for individual research priorities.

The PFA regularly undertakes research and partners with other organisations, government bodies and authorities to deliver research for the industry please go to our projects page for more information or email