Fishing Licence (Scalefish) - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to fish for scalefish in Tasmanian waters. A scalefish licence will permit you to carry certain limited amounts of fishing equipment on a fishing vessel. There are three categories of licence:

  • Scalefish A: Permits you to carry up to 1000 metres of graball net; 200 hooks; and 2 traps;
  • Scalefish B: Permits you to carry up to 500 metres of graball net; 200 hooks; and 2 traps; and
  • Scalefish C: Permits you to carry up to 150 metres of graball net; or 200 hooks; or 1 trap.

Scalefish C licences are non-transferable and some Scalefish A and B licences may also be endorsed as non-transferable. If you intend to obtain a Scalefish A or B licence, you must purchase a licence package from a current licence holder.

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

Annual.

Expiry

28 February.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
RenewRenewal$520.20

Scalefish A.

Renewal$321.30Scalefish B.
Renewal$214.20Scalefish C.
TransferTransfer$382.50

Scalefish A and B only.

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.


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 (Scalefish) Rules 2004 (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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