An Aboriginal coastal licence is required by aboriginal community members to take and sell fish.
These licences are only approved for a nominated member of an aboriginal community after the approval of the community council elders has been received.
An aboriginal licensee may only sell fish to persons as specified in the Regulations and may only use specified fishing gear to take that fish. There are limits on species and numbers that can be taken.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
A licence cannot be issued to a person if a Commercial Fishing Licence already exists for their area.
Annual (expires 30 June).
Cash, Credit Card / EFTPOS, cheque or money order.
Proof of identification (Photo)
Covering letter from Council approving applicant
Fisheries Act 1988 (Northern Territory)
Fisheries Regulations 1992 (Northern Territory)
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