Seal Deterrent Permit - Tasmania


You will need this permit if you intend to use a device to deter seals from interfering with a fish farm or another fishing activity.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You will not be granted this permit unless the agency is satisfied that:


  • the use of a deterrent is necessary to ensure the success of the fish farm or another fishing activity
  • you have a sufficient connection to the fish farm or fishing activity
  • you have adequate instructions and training in the safe and effective use of the device.

This permit may impose conditions such as circumstances, ways, time and location that a seal deterrent can be used.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 2002 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulations 2021 Tasmania

Approval time

20 business days

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Natural and Cultural Heritage

Wildlife Management Branch

Contact details

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