Application fees

2019-20 financial year.

Fees are reviewed annually.

Transfer: Development/production leases (marine only)

note: pilot lease non-transferrable

  • Marine Lease: $766
  • Subsequent (2nd and more same lease holders): $650

Transfer: Aquaculture licence

  • Licence (includes maintenance or holding sites for all sectors): $766
  • Subsequent (2nd and more same licence holders): $650
  • Landbased: $766
  • Subsequent (2nd and more same licence holders): $650

Surrender: Aquaculture lease/licence

  • Lease/licence: $695
  • Landbased licence: $600

Vary Species, farming structures etc: Aquaculture licence

Marine licence

  • Simple: $1,552
  • Standard:$2,053
  • Complex: $3,889

Landbased other

  • Simple: $680
  • Standard: $798
  • Complex: $2,042

Variation of a lease

  • Variation of a lease: $877

Movement of Aquaculture Lease

  • Tuna lease movement:
    • 80% remains in or out of zone, minor: $2,509
    • Inside zone: $2,905
  • Lease movement:
    • 80% remains in or out of zone, minor: $3,339
    • Inside zone: $4,144
    • Outside zone: $4,970

Renewal: Aquaculture licence

  • Landbased: $766
  • 2nd and subsequent applications (same owners): $696

Renewal: Aquaculture lease

  • Lease: $746
  • 2nd and subsequent applications (same owners): $685

Division of: Aquaculture lease

  • Lease and corresponding licence: $1,073

Division of: Aquaculture licence

  • Licence: $1,032

New landbased aquaculture licence

  • Category A: $2,819
  • Category B: $2,819
  • Category C: $4,444
  • Category D: $4,444
  • Advertising fee for each category (A, B, C and D): $1,583

New aquaculture lease

  • New lease inside zone (ATAB): $2,647 (includes $959 non-refundable application lodgement fee)
  • New lease outside zone (Pilot): $1,556

New marine aquaculture licence

  • New licence inside zone: $2,527
  • New licence outside zone: $3,889
  • Advertising fee: $1,583

New marine research lease/corresponding licence

  • New Research Lease (inside or outside zone):$1,556
  • New Corresponding Licence (for research): $3,889
  • Advertising fee: $1,583

Convert an aquaculture lease

  • Lease inside a zone: $760
  • Lease outside a zone: $865

Amalgamation of an aquaculture lease or licence

  • 2 or more leases into a single lease: $1,317
  • 2 or more licences into a single licence: $1,317

Adding a nominated specified person

  • Lease or licence holders: $197

Exemption from environmental reporting requirements

  • Exemption from environmental reporting requirements: $152

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: 01 Jul 2019
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