You will need this licence if you intend to operate an aquaculture farm on land for the purpose of trade, business or research.
Your licence will be classified as a category A, B, C or D licence, depending on the level of regulation required to manage associated risks. Your licence category will be determined according to:
- the scale and intensity of the farming activity
- discharge of wastewater and treatment of water prior to discharge
- whether the species are native to the area
- the susceptibility of the species to disease.