General fisheries permit (brood/culture stock) - Queensland


You require this permit for collection of broodstock or culture stock from the wild. Broodstock must be used for breeding fisheries resources and culture stock must be used for aquaculture purposes.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

The applicant must hold an aquaculture authority for the species that is proposed to be collected.


Permits for collecting broodstock or culture stock are generally issued for 1 year but can be applied for up to 5 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
General Licence All

Queensland commercial fishing fees

Other resources

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Regulation 2008 QLD

Application process

You can obtain this permit by submitting a completed General fisheries permit application for broodstock collection form to Fisheries Queensland.

Contact the agency if you require further information or to discuss your proposal and explore mitigation options.

Native title notification may be required. This will automatically delay the application for approximately 8 weeks.

Transfer process

You cannot transfer this permit.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Fisheries Queensland

Licensing and Fisheries Information

Contact details

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

Customer Service Centre

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Phone: 07 3404 6999
Phone: 13 25 23
Website: Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Customer Service Centre (Opens in new window)