Shellfish - Harvest and Hold Approval - New South Wales

Description

You will require this application if you intend to partake in the Harvest and Hold Scheme. The Harvest and Hold Scheme was development to allow shellfish farmers to harvest product in the period between sample collection to allow for an opening and reporting or results. The scheme aims to relieve industry pressure, particularly during periods of volatile weather conditions.

The scheme can expand the window of opportunity to harvest product for approved shellfish farmers. Under the scheme authorised shellfish harvesters in approved estuaries can harvest product and delay shipping until satisfactory sample results have been reported.

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 under the scheme you will need to:

  • be a member of a local program that has a satisfactory compliance above 90% each annual review period
  • participate in a workshop held by the NSW Food Authority before commencing the scheme.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Food Act 2003 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulation 2015 New South Wales

Application process

Apply

To apply for the scheme you will be required to provide the following:

  • your licence number
  • details about the implementation workshop you attended
  • a completed application form
  • your payment.

Approval time

You will be notified of your approval within 10 work days.

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

NSW Department of Primary Industries

NSW Food Authority

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:

Licensing Enquiries and Invoicing

NSW Food Authority

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Operating address: 1 Macquarie St
Taree
New South Wales 2430
Mailing address: PO BOX 232
Taree, New South Wales 2430
Mailing address: PO BOX 6682
Silverwater, New South Wales 1811
Phone: 02 9471 4850
Phone: 1300 552 406
Fax: 02 9199 8253
Email: licensing@foodauthority.nsw.gov.au
Website: NSW Food Authority (Opens in new window)