General fisheries permit - Queensland

Service summary

You need to apply for a general fisheries permit if you want to engage in activities that are not normally allowed under fisheries legislation.

Example activities that may be approved include:

  • research projects
  • educational activities
  • trialling new gear
  • getting temporary relief from natural disasters.

 

Service type

Licence

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

Transferability

This permit cannot be transferred.

Fees

 TypeDescription
GeneralLicence

Queensland commercial fishing fees

Application

Contact the agency prior to applying for this permit as you will need advice about the type of permit you require (for example, research) and the information required for the application.

You can then apply by submitting a completed General fisheries permit application form with the relevant fee to the agency as per the instructions on the form.


Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Fisheries Queensland
Licensing and Fisheries Information

Act(s) name

Fisheries Act 1994 (Queensland)

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Regulation 2008 (Queensland)

Contact details

Customer Service Centre
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Phone:

13 25 23

Phone:

07 3404 6999

Website:

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Customer Service Centre Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information

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