Fishing Licence (Banded Morwong) - Tasmania


You will require this licence if you intend to catch or sell banded morwong. This licence must be used in conjunction with a fishing licence (scalefish A) or fishing licence (scalefish B) - the gear licence. To obtain a licence you must purchase a licence package from an existing licence holder. A licence package will also be comprised of a fishing licence (vessel) with the vessel length category appropriate for your fishing vessel.

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

This fishing licence is subject to the rules of the applicable management plan and any other specified conditions. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


1st of March until the end of February in the following year.


Last day of February annually.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Renew Renewal All $550.80

You will also be required to pay $16.20 per Banded Morwong quota unit.

Transfer Transfer All $405.00 Licence transfer.
Transfer Transfer All $162.00 Permanent transfer of Banded Morwong quota units, per application.
Transfer Transfer All $81.00 Seasonal quota transfer.

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 from the day which your application is received.

Additional information

The fisher will also need to hold a fishing licence (personal), which allows a person to commercially take and sell fish.

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:

Senior Fisheries Management Officer (Scalefish)

Water and Marine Resources

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Mailing address: GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3044
Fax: 03 6223 1539
Website: Banded Morwong Fishery (Opens in new window)