Consent to Hinder the Free Passage of Fish - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this consent if you intend to impact on the free passage of fish in inland waterways.

This includes:

  • Placing or using any equipment, instrument or device likely to hinder or obstruct fish;
  • Injure a fish-pass;
  • Impair the efficiency of a fish-pass; or
  • Cut through or destroy a dam, floodgate or sluice with the intention of destroying or taking fish.

A fish-pass is an artificial structure that is built with the intention of providing fish with a means of access to parts of a waterway that may be obstructed (for example, by a man-made dam).

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

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Consent to Hinder the Free Passage of Fish - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Inland Fisheries Service

Act(s) name

Inland Fisheries Act 1995 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Inland Fisheries Service


Operating address:
17 Back River Road
New Norfolk
Tasmania 7140
Mailing address:
PO BOX 575
New Norfolk, Tasmania 7140

Phone:

03 6165 3808

Phone:

1300 463 474

Fax:

03 6261 8051
infish@ifs.tas.gov.au

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