You require this licence if you are taking fish for a commercial purpose.
Operations are limited to the fishery/fisheries noted for the licence in the department's register including net, line, crabbing, pearl shell, etc.
You must ensure that the licence/eligibility has the correct fishery symbol/s for the intended fishing activities.
Boats may be replaced subject to some restrictions. You should contact Fisheries Queensland prior to any changes for more information on the current legislative and policy requirements. You can change boats by submitting a Commercial fishing boat Licence amendment request to Fisheries Queensland.
Contact should be made with the Department of Transport and Main Roads regarding vessel survey requirements under the Marine Safety Act.