Well Driller's Licence - Tasmania

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to personally undertake well works within Tasmania. This can include excavation undertaken to give access to groundwater, any other works undertaken to repair or modify the structure of a well or any works undertaken to plug, backfill, seal or decommission a well.

There are various classes (such as single non-flowing aquifer systems, multiple on-flowing aquifer systems, and flowing aquifer systems) and endorsements available (such as non-drilling rig, cable tool, auger, rotary air, and rotary mud).

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be a natural person
  • have completed the specified minimum amount of experience and / or possess the relevant qualifications
  • have successfully completed the national examination
  • successfully complete the state multiple choice examination.

Interstate applicants can use their current licence (held in another state or territory) as proof of knowledge, but will still need to sit the state multiple choice examination.

Duration

Five years

Fees

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.

Act(s) name

Water Management Act 1999 Tasmania

Application process

Apply

Your application must include a recent digitised or passport sized photo of yourself as well as the prescribed application fee.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Water and Marine Resources

Water Management and Assessment Branch

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:

Senior Administration Officer

Water Management and Assessment Branch

Water and Marine Resources

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Tasmania
Operating address: 13 St Johns Avenue
New Town, Tasmania 7008
Phone: 03 6165 3019
Email: Anna.Harper@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Website: Water Licences (Opens in new window)