Authorisation to Use a Power Boat in or on a Lake - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this authorisation if you intend to use a power boat on a lake. A power boat is a boat propelled by mechanical power and includes a boat under both power and sail.

An authorisation may be granted:

  • to a sports club for the purpose of training or competing in an aquatic sport
  • for other any other purpose approved by the Agency.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


You are exempt from this licence if you own a powerboat licence from another State or Territory.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As designated on the authorisation.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Act(s) name

Lakes Act 1976 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Lakes Regulation 2019 Australian Capital Territory

Lodgement process


Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate


Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

National Capital Authority


Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Mailing address: GPO BOX 373
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6273 4427
Website: National Capital Authority (Opens in new window)