Fishing Licence (Giant Crab) - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to fish for giant crab. To obtain a licence you must purchase one from an existing licence holder. You are only allowed to catch a giant crab using a trap or rock lobster pot.

Catch and location restrictions 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

This fishing licence is subject to the rules of the applicable management plan and any other specified conditions. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

A licence is in force for the period, not exceeding 10 years, specified in the licence.

Expiry

28 February.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
TransferTransfer$387.50

Transfer of licence.

ApplyTransfer$155.00Transfer of permanent crab units, per application.
RenewRenewal$209.25

Each quota unit.

VaryVariation$77.50

Seasonal quota transfer.

Lodgement

Transfer

The Agency is able to provide the necessary forms and advice on which licences should be included in a licence package for the activities you intend to undertake.


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 (Giant Crab) Rules 2013 (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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