Fish Handling Licence (Rock Lobster / Giant Crab) - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to handle but not process rock lobster (crayfish) or giant crab. For example, this licence is required by businesses involved in the transport of these species from a commercial fisherman to a processing facility, or for sale by a retail outlet.

Restrictions may apply to this licence. 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

Significant restrictions and legislated rules apply to the application of this licence. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Annual.

Expiry

31 August.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$232.50
RenewRenewal$232.50
GeneralMiscellaneous$155.00

Endorsement for rock lobster and / or giant crab (handling less than 5 tonnes per licensing year).

Miscellaneous$1,705.00

Endorsement for rock lobster and / or giant crab (handling 5 tonnes or more per licensing year).

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Fish Handling Licence (Rock Lobster or Giant Crab) - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Approval time

60 days from the day which your application is received.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Water and Marine Resources

Act(s) name

Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries (Processing and Handling) Rules 2010 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Licensing and Fisheries Monitoring Section
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Water and Marine Resources


Operating address:
Level 1
1 Franklin Wharf
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

1300 368 550

Phone:

03 6165 3000
Fishing.Enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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