You will require this licence if you intend to dive for controlled fish or other fish. For example, this licence is required to dive for abalone, rock lobster, scallops, giant crab, scalefish, shellfish, seaweed, bull kelp or undaria. You must be the holder or a supervisor of a fishing licence (commercial dive) for each species.
Seasonal or catch restrictions may apply to this licence. You may not hold more than 3 fishing licences (commercial dive) at any one time.
Also, be aware that not more than 55 of these licences will be in force at any one time. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Significant restrictions and legislated rules apply to the application of this licence. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Water and Marine Resources
Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 (Tasmania)
Fisheries (Commercial Dive) Rules 2011 (Tasmania)
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