Fishing Licence (Mackerel) - Tasmania

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to fish commercially for mackerel. There are two categories of licence: Category A (a quota is specified in the licence conditions) and Category B (no quota). This licence will allow you to fish for:

  • Trachurus declivis (commonly known as jack mackerel);
  • Trachurus murphyi (commonly known as Peruvian jack mackerel);
  • Trachurus novaezelandiae (commonly known as yellowtail mackerel);
  • Emmelichthys nitidus (commonly known as redbait); or
  • Scomber australasicus (commonly known as blue mackerel).

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

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

A licence is in force for the period, not exceeding 10 years, specified in the licence.

Expiry

Expires on 31 August.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Variation Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $6.24 Category A, increase quota (per tonne).
Renew Renewal Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Other, Co-operative, Incorporated Association $77.50

Category A, no quota.

Vary Renewal Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Other, Co-operative, Incorporated Association $1023.00

Category B.

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

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