Fishing Licence (Australian Salmon) - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to fish commercially for Australian salmon. This licence allows the holder to take more than 500 kilograms of Australian salmon using beach seine or purse seine nets. There is a limit of 600 metres of total headline for the nets.

To obtain a licence you must purchase a licence package from a current licence holder.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Significant restrictions and legislated rules apply to the application of this licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.




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Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Renew Renewal All $1101.60
Transfer Transfer All $405.00

Act(s) name

Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries (General and Fees) Regulations 2016 Tasmania

Fisheries (Scalefish) Rules 2015 Tasmania

Lodgement process


The Agency is able to provide the necessary forms and advice on which licences should be included in a licence package for the activities you intend to undertake.

Approval time

60 days

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Water and Marine Resources

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:

Licensing and Fisheries Monitoring Section

Water and Marine Resources

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 1 Franklin Wharf
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3000
Phone: 1300 368 550
Website: Sea Fishing and Aquaculture (Opens in new window)