You will require this licence if you intend to operate a carrier boat. A carrier boat is a boat used for transporting fish for commercial purposes that have been taken by a different commercial fishing boat. If you have day to day control of the carrier boat you must ensure that it is licensed. A licence is not required for a tender dinghy to a licensed fishing boat if it does not exceed six metres in length and is used for carrying fish taken by that boat.
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.
To be eligible for this licence you must:
- be a fit and proper person to hold the licence
- satisfy the Agency that granting the licence would be in the better interests of the industry
- pay the prescribed fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Application for a Carrier Boat Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Please submit your application with the required fees.
Fish Resources Management Act 1994 (Western Australia)
Fish Resources Management Regulations 1995 (Western Australia)
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