Fish movement exemption notice - Queensland

Service summary

Application for this notice is optional under the Fisheries Act 1994. It may be given for the need to provide fish passage at the waterway barrier works provided the Department  is satisfied that passage is not necessary or desirable for the best management, use, development or protection of fisheries resources or fish habitat.

If you decide to apply for a fish movement exemption notice, the notice must be obtained before the lodgment of a development permit application for operational works associated with construction or raising a waterway barrier works.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements


There is no pre-requisite for obtaining a fish movement exemption notice.

You will need to provide the following at the lodgement of a development approval application:

  • completed fish movement exemption notice application
  • all fees including assessment fee
  • all necessary information required for the assessment of the application.

Transferability

This permit cannot be transferred as it is issued to the land not to a person.

Duration

The fish movement exemption notice may be issued for a maximum duration of 4 years. If the proposed waterway barrier works is not taking place within that time period, applicants have to apply for a new fish movement exemption notice.

Fees

TypeAmountDescription
Application$581.35

Level 1 Assessment of application for renewal of fish movement exemption notice

Application$1,790.45

Level 2 Assessment of fish movement exemption notice application

Application

You must submit a completed fish movement exemption notice application form to a Fisheries office of the Department.

Applicants must include the necessary documents.

Further information/clarification of the proposal and mitigation options may be explored. Native title notification may be required.


Additional information

Fees for the assessment of a fish movement exemption notice application are under the Fisheries Act 1994.

Contact the Freshwater fisheries and habitat unit of the Department for information or visit the website.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Fisheries Queensland
Impact Assessment and Management

Act(s) name

Fisheries Act 1994 (Queensland)

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Regulation 2008 (Queensland)

Contact details

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Fisheries Queensland
Impact Assessment and Management

Operating address:
Freshwater Fish and Habitat Unit
Floor 2, 80 Ann St
Brisbane
Queensland 4000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 46
Brisbane
Queensland 4001

Phone:

07 3405 6798

Fax:

07 3224 2805

Website:

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Customer Service Centre
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Phone:

13 25 23

Phone:

07 3404 6999

Website:

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Supporting information

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