You will require this licence if you intend to dispose, discharge or deposit any material, waste or spoil into a waterway in a declared management area. Discharge includes causing or failing to prevent matter and waste being deposited or allowed to escape on or into the waters or associated land. There are five declared management areas in Western Australia:
- Albany waterways
- Avon River
- Wilson Inlet
- Peel Inlet
- Leschenault Inlet.
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:
- state the place and time where matter is proposed to be discharged, the composition of the matter and the maximum quantity of the matter proposed to be discharged
- submit the required form
- pay any required fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information on any eligibility requirements.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Application for a Disposal Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Department of Water
Science and Planning
Water Assessment and Allocation
Waterways Conservation Act 1976 (Western Australia)
Waterways Conservation Regulations 1981 (Western Australia)
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