Fishing Licence (General Trawl or Limited Trawl) - Tasmania


You will require this licence if you intend to fish using a Danish seine net. There are two types of licence:

  • Fishing Licence (General Trawl)
  • Fishing Licence (Limited Trawl).

The type of licence that you will require depends on the region that you intend to fish within. Due to the extensive application process, 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.




28 February.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Renew Renewal All $310.00

Act(s) name

Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries (Scalefish) Rules 2004 TAS

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.

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.

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)