Disposal Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

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.

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:

  • 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.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyLicence

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Disposal Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation
Water

Act(s) name

Waterways Conservation Act 1976 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Waterways Conservation Regulations 1981 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Waterways
Department of Water and Environmental Regulation
Water


Operating address:
The Atrium
Level 4
168 St Georges Terrace
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address:
LOCKED BAG 33
Cloisters Square Po, Western Australia 6850

Phone:

08 6364 7000

Fax:

08 6364 7001
waterways@water.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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