Fishing Licence (Small Mesh Gillnet) - Tasmania


You will require this licence if you intend to use small mesh gillnets for commercial fishing. To obtain a licence it is necessary to purchase a licence package form a current licence holder. This licence will allow you to possess or use up to 600 metres of net.

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.




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Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Renew Renewal All $331.80
Transfer Transfer All $395.00

Act(s) name

Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries (General and Fees) Regulations 2016 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.

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
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3000
Phone: 1300 368 550