Poppy Cultivation Licence - New South Wales

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to grow alkaloid poppies. This licence authorises you and your employees to:

  • cultivate and harvest alkaloid poppies
  • prepare and treat poppy material harvested under your licence
  • conduct scientific research, analysis, education or training using poppies or material harvested under your licence
  • supply poppies or material cultivated or harvested under your licence to holders of poppy processing licences
  • store and transport poppies and poppy material for a purpose authorised by your licence.

This licence does not authorise the extraction or production of prohibited drugs from poppies or poppy material.

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 licence, you must:

  • present a risk management plan for the activities you propose to undertake under your licence
  • present a description of the arrangements for use of all poppies or poppy material procured under your licence, and supply a copy of any contractual agreements relevant to those arrangements
  • ensure that the location, facilities and security arrangements of the premises to be used for the purposes of your licence are suitable for those purposes
  • be at least eighteen years of age, or a member of a company of which the directors are all at least eighteen years of age
  • not have been convicted of a serious offence in the previous ten years
  • be financially solvent
  • be considered a fit and proper person to hold the licence.

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

Duration

Up to three years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $900.00 -
Apply Inspection All $150.00 Additional fee per hour of inspection.
Apply Licence All $1300.00 Fee per year.
General Miscellaneous All $65.00 Fee for late application.
Renew Renewal All $900.00 -

Act(s) name

Poppy Industry Act 2016 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Poppy Industry Regulation 2016 New South Wales

Approval time

Up to two months.

Transfer

This licence cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

NSW Department of Primary Industries

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:

NSW Licensing and Accreditation Services

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Phone: 1300 552 406
Email: poppies@dpi.nsw.gov.au
Website: NSW Department of Primary Industries (Opens in new window)