Environmental authority for intensive animal feedlotting - cattle - Queensland

Description

You are required to obtain this Environmental Authority to operate the environmentally relevant activity of  'intensive animal feedlotting - cattle'

The following publications are available from the Department:

  • National Guidelines for Beef Cattle Feedlots
  • The Reference Manual for the Establishment and Operation of Beef Cattle Feedlots in Queensland

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility Requirements


What are the prerequisites to obtaining this authority?

The Environmental Protection Act requires an entity (e.g an operator) to be registered as a suitable operator to carry out an environmentally relevant activity such as feed lotting. The application for registration as a suitable operator must be made to the Department of Environment and Heritage.  More information on how to apply can be provided by contacting the office below.

Duration

An Environmental Authority remains in force unless it is surrendered or cancelled.

Fees

Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $630.00

Environmental authority-new activity - $630 + 30% of annual fee (variation or site-specific application)

Licence $6414.10

Registration Certificate - Annual fee 10001 or more standard cattle units

Licence $3665.20

Registration Certificate - Annual fee 1001 to 10000 standard cattle units

Licence $1832.60

Registration Certificate - Annual fee 150 to 1000 standard cattle units

Transfer

The environmental authority can be transferred.

An application to transfer an environmental authority may be made by the holder of that authority. The application must be signed by the existing holder and the proposed holder(s) of the environmental authority. More information on how to apply can be provided by contacting the office below.

The Environmental Protection Act requires that the proposed holder is a registered suitable operator. Department of Environment and Heritage will check the applicants suitability..

Additional Information

The Business Queensland website includes a form and fee finder which can be used to determine which environmental authority is applicable, the administering authority, the forms and fees applicable and whether or not a development approval is also required.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Science, Agriculture, Food and Regional Services

Animal Industries

Contact details

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

Enquiries

Operating address: Intensive Livestock Environment Regulation
203 Tor Street
TOOWOOMBA
Queensland 4350
Mailing address: PO Box 102
Toowoomba
Queensland 4350
Phone: 07 4688 1374
Fax: 07 4688 1192
Email: LivestockRegulator@daf.qld.gov.au
Website: Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (Opens in new window)