Fishing Licence (King Island Kelp) - Tasmania


You will require this licence if you intend to take and possess kelp from King Island for commercial purposes. In order to hold this licence you must also possess a fish processing licence with an endorsement to process kelp on King Island.

Only one licence will be in force at any one time.

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

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.



Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $7533.00

Grant fee.

Renew Renewal All $7533.00 Renewal fee.
Vary Variation All $81.00 Add supervisor / licence variation.

Act(s) name

Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries (Marine Plant) Rules 2017 Tasmania

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:

Contact Officer

Water and Marine Resources

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 1 Franklin Wharf
Tasmania 7000
Phone: 03 6165 3028
Website: Seaweed Fishery (Opens in new window)