Application fees

2018-19 financial year

Fees are reviewed annually.

Transfer: Development/production leases (marine only)

note: pilot lease non-transferrable

  • Marine Lease: $747
  • Subsequent (2nd and more same lease holders): $635

Transfer: Aquaculture licence

  • Licence (includes maintenance or holding sites for all sectors): $747
  • Subsequent (2nd and more same licence holders): $635
  • Landbased: $747
  • Subsequent (2nd and more same licence holders): $635

Surrender: Aquaculture lease/licence

  • Lease/licence: $678
  • Landbased licence: $585

Vary Species, farming structures etc: Aquaculture licence

Marine licence

  • Simple: $1,515
  • Standard:$2,003
  • Complex: $3,794

Landbased other

  • Simple: $664
  • Standard: $779
  • Complex: $1,992

Variation of a lease

  • Variation of a lease: $856

Movement of Aquaculture Lease

  • Tuna lease movement:
    • 80% remains in or out of zone, minor: $2,448
    • Inside zone: $2,834
  • Lease movement:
    • 80% remains in or out of zone, minor: $3,257
    • Inside zone: $4,043
    • Outside zone: $4,848

Renewal: Aquaculture licence

  • Landbased: $747
  • 2nd and subsequent applications (same owners): $679

Renewal: Aquaculture lease

  • Lease: $728
  • 2nd and subsequent applications (same owners): $668

Division of: Aquaculture lease

  • Lease and corresponding licence: $1,047

Division of: Aquaculture licence

  • Licence: $1,007

New landbased aquaculture licence

  • Category A: $2,750
  • Category B: $2,750
  • Category C: $4,335
  • Category D: $4,335
  • Advertising fee for each category (A, B, C and D): $1,544

New aquaculture lease

  • New lease inside zone (ATAB): $2,582 (includes $915 non-refundable application lodgement fee)
  • New lease outside zone (Pilot): $1,518

New marine aquaculture licence

  • New licence inside zone: $2,465
  • New licence outside zone: $3,794
  • Advertising fee: $1,544

New marine research lease/corresponding licence

  • New Research Lease (inside or outside zone): $1,518
  • New Corresponding Licence (for research): $3,794
  • Advertising fee: $1,544

Convert an aquaculture lease

  • Lease inside a zone: $742
  • Lease outside a zone: $844

Amalgamation of an aquaculture lease or licence

  • 2 or more leases into a single lease: $1,285
  • 2 or more licences into a single licence: $1,285

Adding a nominated specified person

  • Lease or licence holders: $192

Exemption from environmental reporting requirements

  • Exemption from environmental reporting requirements: $148

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: 02 Jul 2018
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