Fishing Licence (Rock Lobster) - Tasmania

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to fish commercially for rock lobster (crayfish).

This licence only entitles the holder to be in possession of rock lobster in state waters. If you intend to be in possession of rock lobster in waters outside state waters then you must apply to the Agency for an endorsement on your fishing licence to permit this activity.

You are only allowed to catch a rock lobster using a rock lobster ring or rock lobster pot. Due to the limitations and possible restrictions on the application of this licence, please consult with the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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.

Duration

Annual.

Expiry

28 February.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Renew Renewal All $300.20

Each quota unit.

Transfer Transfer All $790.00

Transfer of licence.

Transfer Transfer All $158.00 Transfer of permanent rock lobster units, per application.
Vary Variation All $79.00

Seasonal quota transfer.

Act(s) name

Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries (Rock Lobster) Rules 2011 TAS

Lodgement process

Transfer

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.

Enquiries, Licensing and Fisheries Monitoring Section

Water and Marine Resources

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: Level 1
1 Franklin Wharf
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3000
Phone: 1300 368 550
Email: Fishing.Enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au