River Fishery Licence - South Australia


The River Fishery Licence permits fishing in the main stream of the River Murray between the town of Wellington and the Victorian border. The fishery mostly takes non-native species such as European carp and Redfin perch to reduce their numbers. Bony bream and yabbies are the only native species that can be taken.

This fishery is currently closed and no new licences are being issued. Existing licences are not available for transfer.

Service type


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


One year


30 June


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $200.00

River Fishery licence fee.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions

Fisheries and Aquaculture Division

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Fisheries Licensing Team

Fisheries and Aquaculture Division

Department of Primary Industries and Regions

South Australia
Operating address: 2 Harma Avenue
West Beach, South Australia 5024
Mailing address: PO BOX 120
West Beach, South Australia 5024
Phone: 08 8204 1370
Fax: 08 8204 1388
Email: pirsa.fisherieslicensing@sa.gov.au