Authority to Carry Out Rain-Making Operations - Victoria

Description

You will require this authority if you intend to undertake rain-making operations (cloud-seeding). A rain-making operation involves seeding or nucleating clouds by artificial means from a manned aircraft.

This authority may be granted to promote rainfall or otherwise modify natural cloud processes for any of the following purposes:

  • Improving primary production
  • Addressing water shortages
  • Reducing fire-danger in a forest area
  • Any other purpose that the Agency considers to be in the public interest.

Your authorisation will specify in what area, and at which times you are permitted to undertake these operations.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 authority you must:

  • Have the capability to undertake rain-making operations;
  • Abide by the direction of the Agency in the supply of the required documentation; and
  • Pay any prescribed fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need to comply with current legislation and reporting compliance requirements.

Duration

Until the completion of the operations.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Authority to Carry out Rain-Making Operations - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Creative Victoria

Contact details

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Contact Officer

Creative Victoria

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Operating address: Level 35,
121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Toll Free: 1800 134 894
Phone: 03 8683 3100
Email: creativevic@ecodev.vic.gov.au
Website: http://creative.vic.gov.au/Home (Opens in new window)