Sea Dumping Activities Permits - Australian Government

Description

You will require one of these permits if you intend to incinerate, load or dump waste, dredging and other material (including burials at sea or on top of a reef) in Australian waters and from any Australian vessel, aircraft or platform anywhere at sea.

Australian waters extend to the outermost limits of its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

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

Requirements will vary according to the proposed application.

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

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application -

Dredged material. Fees will vary between $10 000 and $23 500 depending on the volume of material being dredged. Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Apply Application $12700.00 Disposal of a vessel or platform at sea.
Apply Application $10000.00 Artificial reef.
Apply Application $1675.00 Burial at sea.
Apply Application $5000.00

Dispose bulky items from small islands.

Apply Application $5000.00 Sewage sludge.
Apply Application $5000.00 Fish waste or industrial dish processing operation.
Vary Variation $860.00 -

Act(s) name

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981 AG

Regulation(s) name

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Regulations 1983 AG

Application process

Apply

Two copies of your application form and any additional documents must be included with your application.

Administering agency

Department of the Environment and Energy

Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division

Contact details

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

Sea Dumping Section

Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division

Department of the Environment and Energy

Mailing address: GPO BOX 787
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6274 1111