Approval to Discharge Ballast Water into a Ballast Water Reception Facility - Australian Government

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to discharge ballast water from a vessel into a ballast water reception facility in Australia.

Ballast water is water that is taken on board by vessels to improve stability and manoeuvrability during transit. This water may contain pests, and unmanaged discharge could potentially introduce invasive marine species.

A ballast water reception facility means a facility, including a vessel, for receiving ballast water from vessels for treatment or disposal.

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

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

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

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.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Approval to Discharge Ballast Water into a Ballast Water Reception Facility - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Biosecurity Act 2015 AG

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Contact details

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

Enquiries

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Operating address: 18 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 858
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Toll Free: 1800 900 090
Phone: 03 8318 6700