Sea Dumping Activities Permits - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require one of these permits if you intend to incinerate, load or dump waste, dredging and other material (including burials at sea or on top of a reef) in Australian waters and from any Australian vessel, aircraft or platform anywhere at sea.

Australian waters extend to the outermost limits of its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Requirements will vary according to the proposed application.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication

Dredged material: $10 000 to $23 500; Artificial reef: $10 000; Burial at sea: $1 675; Platform: $12 700; Vessel, aircraft or other man-made structure: $12 700.

VaryVariation$860.00

Administering agency

Department of the Environment and Energy
Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division

Act(s) name

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Regulations 1983 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Sea Dumping Section
Department of the Environment and Energy
Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 787
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 62741111

Supporting information

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