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).

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.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Dredged material. Fees will vary between $10 000 and $23 500 depending on the volume of material being dredged. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $12700.00 Disposal of a vessel or platform at sea. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $10000.00 Artificial reef. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $1675.00 Burial at sea. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $5000.00

Dispose bulky items from small islands. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $5000.00 Sewage sludge. Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All $5000.00 Fish waste or industrial dish processing operation. Fees for 2021-22
Vary Variation All $860.00 Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Regulations 1983 Australian Government

Application process

Apply

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

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Sea Dumping Section

Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Toll Free: 1800 803 772
Phone: 02 6274 1111