Managed Fishery Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to undertake fishing activities in a managed fishery or interim managed fishery. A managed fishery is an area where a legislative management plan is in place to regulate the fishing of particular species. Each managed fishery will have different rules.

Your licence will specify the managed fishery you are authorised to operate in, and the class of fishing activities you are authorised to undertake. Your licence will also specify the extent of your entitlement, covering such matters as the quantity of fish you may take, and the quantity of fishing gear you may use.

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

To be eligible for this licence you must comply with the criteria and procedures specified in the relevant management plan. Each management plan will have different requirements.

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

Duration

12 months, or as otherwise specified in the relevant management plan.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyLicence

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Forms

Other resources

Application

Apply

Please submit your application with the required fees.


Administering agency

Department of Fisheries

Act(s) name

Fish Resources Management Act 1994 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Fish Resources Management Regulations 1995 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Fisheries


Operating address:
3rd Floor, SGIO Atrium
168-170 St Georges Terrace
Perth
Western Australia 6000
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 39
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850

Phone:

08 94827333

Fax:

08 94827389
customerservice@fish.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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