Application fees

2016-17 financial year

Fees are reviewed annually.

Transfer: Development/production leases (marine only)

note: pilot lease non-transferrable

  • Marine Lease: $716
  • Subsequent (2nd and more same lease holders): $607

Transfer: Aquaculture licence

  • Licence (includes maintenance or holding sites for all sectors): $716
  • Subsequent (2nd and more same licence holders): $607
  • Landbased: $716
  • Subsequent (2nd and more same licence holders): $607

Surrender: Aquaculture lease/licence

  • Lease/licence: $649
  • Landbased licence: $560

Vary Species, farming structures etc: Aquaculture licence

Marine licence

  • Simple: $1,450
  • Standard:$1,918
  • Complex: $3,632

Landbased other

  • Simple: $635
  • Standard: $745
  • Complex: $1,907

Variation of a lease

  • Variation of a lease: $819

Movement of Aquaculture Lease

  • Tuna lease movement:
    • 80% remains in or out of zone, minor: $2,343
    • Inside zone: $2,713
  • Lease movement:
    • 80% remains in or out of zone, minor: $3,119
    • Inside zone: $3,871
    • Outside zone: $4,642

Renewal: Aquaculture licence

  • Landbased: $716
  • 2nd and subsequent applications (same owners): $650

Renewal: Aquaculture lease

  • Lease: $697
  • 2nd and subsequent applications (same owners): $639

Division of: Aquaculture lease

  • Lease and corresponding licence: $1,002

Division of: Aquaculture licence

  • Licence: $964

New landbased aquaculture licence

  • Category A: $2,633
  • Category B: $2,633
  • Category C: $4,151
  • Category D: $4,150
  • Advertising fee for each category (A, B, C and D): $1,478

New aquaculture lease

  • New lease inside zone (ATAB): $2,473 (includes $896 non-refundable application lodgement fee)
  • New lease outside zone (Pilot): $1,454

New marine aquaculture licence

  • New licence inside zone: $2,360
  • New licence outside zone: $3,632
  • Advertising fee: $1,478

New marine research lease/corresponding licence

  • New Research Lease (inside or outside zone): $1454
  • New Corresponding Licence (for research): $3632
  • Advertising fee: $1478

Convert an aquaculture lease

  • Lease inside a zone: $710
  • Lease outside a zone: $808

Amalgamation of an aquaculture lease or licence

  • 2 or more leases into a single lease: $1,230
  • 2 or more licences into a single licence: $1,230

Adding a nominated specified person

  • Lease or licence holders: $184

Exemption from environmental reporting requirements

  • Exemption from environmental reporting requirements: $142

Emergency lease

  • Marine lease (only): $766

Some prices are varied according to complexity and in all cases it is advisable to make enquiries before supplying a final application form.

Please contact the leasing and licensing team for further information or to request forms to be sent out.

Page Last Reviewed: 06 Feb 2017
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