You require this licence to be in charge of a commercial fishing operation to take fish for commercial purposes.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Definition of terms
- Commercial fisher
A person licensed under the Fisheries Act 1994 to take fish for trade or commerce, to use a commercial fishing boat, to possess commercial fishing apparatus and to posses and sell fish.
This licence is ongoing while fees are paid.
You can obtain this licence by submitting the following a completed Commercial fisher licence application to Fisheries Queensland with the assessment fee.
You cannot transfer this licence.
Although it is not a requirement of Fisheries Queensland for issue of the licence, you should contact the Department of Transport and Main Roads for appropriate manning certificate requirements.
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Licensing and Fisheries Information
Fisheries Act 1994 (Queensland)
Fisheries Regulation 2008 (Queensland)
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