You will be required to notify the Agency if you undertake an activity that interferes with a whale, porpoise or dolphin (cetaceans) and you do not have authorisation to do so.
Activities affecting cetaceans in or beyond the Australian Whale Sanctuary that you must notify the Agency of are any activities you intend to conduct near cetaceans that may (intentionally or unintentionally) result in their:
- marking or branding of a cetacean.
You will also be required to notify the Agency if you have an existing permit to interfere with cetaceans and you have unintentionally interfered with them in a manner not consistent with your permit.
Please consult Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As specified on the permit.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Notification of Incidental Interference with Cetaceans - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Department of the Environment and Energy
Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Australian Government)
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000 (Australian Government)
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