You will require this licence if you intend to take and sell protected flora you have gathered from private land. All flora that is native to Western Australia is protected throughout the State. Protected Flora is defined as any plant (including any wildflower, palm, shrub, tree, fern, creeper or vine) and includes any part of a plant including seeds and spores.
Your licence will specify the private land from which you are authorised to take flora, and the class of flora you are authorised to take. Your licence only covers the properties that are listed on the licence, therefore if you wish to sell flora taken from other properties not listed on your licence you must apply for an additional licence. 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:
- specify the land on which you wish to collect the flora
- specify the types of flora to be taken or sold
- be an owner or occupier of private land, or obtain the written permission of the owner of the land to take protected flora
- provide the Contact Officer with written authority from the land's managing authority to enter onto the land for the purpose of harvesting
- complete the application form
- pay the required fee.
If you intend to take whole plants, you must also provide proof that the taking is part of a salvage operation. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Up to 1 year.
Valid for one year.
Up to 10 working days.
Department of Parks and Wildlife
Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia)
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