Exploratory and Developmental Permits - South Australia


You will need these permits if you intend to explore or develop a new fishery. This includes harvesting species not currently fished commercially and undertaking fishing in new areas.

The object of an exploratory permit is to explore and identify opportunities for the commercial exploitation of aquatic resources.

The object of a developmental permit is to enable a rigorous and detailed assessment of the potential commercial exploitation of aquatic resources, in order to demonstrate that it is economically viable, socially acceptable and ecologically sustainable.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $5626.00

Fees for 2023-24

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions

Fisheries and Aquaculture Division

Contact details

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