Rock Lobster Fishery Licence: Northern and Southern Zone - South Australia


No new licences are being issued by the Department. Northern Zone and Southern Zone licences are only available by transfer from an existing licence holder. Individual transferable quotas apply in both zones.

Rock Lobster fishery licences are issued for the term of the management plan. The current management plan for the Southern Zone is effective to 2018, and the management plan for the Northern Zone is effective to 2019. Rock Lobster licence holders may also harvest marine scalefish as endorsed on their licence.

Northern zone Rock Lobster fishery licence holders are required to have an operation vessel monitoring system (VMS) fitted to their boat.

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.

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Fees will vary depending on your licence conditions and limits. Please consult the agency for more information.

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