Scientific Permit - Australian Government

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct scientific research in Commonwealth-controlled waters within the Australian Fishing Zone using a specified boat, including foreign boats.

The Australian Fishing Zone generally extends 200 nautical miles outward from the coast of Australia.

Scientific permits are granted for the purposes of conducting scientific research in a specified area of the Australian Fishing Zone (AFZ) or in a specified fishery.

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

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • Provide details relating to your vessel;
  • Specify the proposed location and master;
  • Provide a
detailed proposal outlining the projects aims, objectives and method of the research; and
  • Specify the fishing equipment to be used.

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

Duration

Six months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

No fees are required.

Administering agency

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

Fisheries

Contact details

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

Licensing

Mailing address: PO BOX 7051
Canberra BC, Australian Capital Territory 2610
Phone: 02 6225 5328
Phone: 1300 723 621
Fax: 02 6225 5439
Email: licensing@afma.gov.au