Fishing Licence (Shellfish) - Tasmania

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to fish commercially for shellfish. Shellfish includes clams, cockles or oysters. Licences can only be obtained by purchasing a licence package and are specific to certain fishing zones and species of catch.

Please note, this is a seasonal fishery licence and quotas apply across all fishery zones.

Please consult 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

Significant restrictions and legislated rules apply to the application of this licence. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Licences are valid for the period, not exceeding 10 years, specified on the licence.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees vary depending on the type of shellfish. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries (Shellfish) Rules 2017 TAS

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.

Contact Officer

Water and Marine Resources

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 1 Franklin Wharf
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Phone: 03 6165 3028
Email: greg.ryan@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Website: Seaweed Fishery (Opens in new window)