Fishing Licence (King Island Kelp) - Tasmania


You will need 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.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.



As specified


31 August


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries (General and Fees) Regulations 2016 Tasmania

Fisheries (Marine Plant) Rules 2017 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 Natural Resources 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:

Fisheries Management Officer (Dive Fisheries)

Water and Marine Resources

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

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