Commercial Flora Producer's Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to take and sell protected flora you have gathered from private land. All flora that is native to Western Australia is protected throughout the State. Protected Flora is defined as any plant (including any wildflower, palm, shrub, tree, fern, creeper or vine) and includes any part of a plant including seeds and spores.

Your licence will specify the private land from which you are authorised to take flora, and the class of flora you are authorised to take. Your licence only covers the properties that are listed on the licence, therefore if you wish to sell flora taken from other properties not listed on your licence you must apply for an additional licence.

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

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • specify the land on which you wish to collect the flora
  • specify the types of flora to be taken or sold
  • be an owner or occupier of private land, or obtain the written permission of the owner of the land to take protected flora
  • provide written authority from the land's managing authority to enter onto the land for the purpose of harvesting
  • complete the application form
  • pay the required fee.

If you intend to take whole plants, you must also provide proof that the taking is part of a salvage operation. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Up to 1 year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Other, Co-operative, Incorporated Association $25.00

Approval Time

Up to 10 working days.

Administering agency

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Parks and Wildlife Service

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Wildlife Licensing Section

Operating address: Technology Park, Western Precinct
17 Dick Perry Avenue
Kensington, Western Australia 6151
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 30
Bentley DC, Western Australia 6983
Phone: 08 9219 9831
Email: wildlifelicensing@dpaw.wa.gov.au
Website: Parks and Wildlife Service (Opens in new window)