Application fees

2020–21 financial year.

Fees are reviewed annually.

Transfer: Development/production leases (marine only)

note: pilot lease non-transferrable

  • Marine Lease: $785
  • Subsequent (2nd and more same lease holders): $667

Transfer: Aquaculture licence

  • Licence (includes maintenance or holding sites for all sectors): $785
  • Subsequent (2nd and more same licence holders): $667
  • Landbased: $785
  • Subsequent (2nd and more same licence holders): $667

Surrender: Aquaculture lease/licence

  • Lease/licence: $712
  • Landbased licence: $615

Vary Species, farming structures etc: Aquaculture licence

Marine licence

  • Simple: $1,591
  • Standard:$2,105
  • Complex: $3,986

Landbased other

  • Simple: $697
  • Standard: $818
  • Complex: $2,093

Variation of a lease

  • Variation of a lease: $899

Movement of Aquaculture Lease

  • Tuna lease movement:
    • 80% remains in or out of zone, minor: $2,572
    • Inside zone: $2,977
  • Lease movement:
    • 80% remains in or out of zone, minor: $3,422
    • Inside zone: $4,248
    • Outside zone: $5,094

Renewal: Aquaculture licence

  • Landbased: $785
  • 2nd and subsequent applications (same owners): $714

Renewal: Aquaculture lease

  • Lease: $765
  • 2nd and subsequent applications (same owners): $702

Division of: Aquaculture lease

  • Lease and corresponding licence: $1,100

Division of: Aquaculture licence

  • Licence: $1,057

New landbased aquaculture licence

  • Category A: $2,889
  • Category B: $2,889
  • Category C: $4,555
  • Category D: $4,555
  • Advertising fee for each category (A, B, C and D): $1,622

New aquaculture lease

  • New lease inside zone (ATAB): $2,713
    (includes $983 non-refundable application lodgement fee)
  • New lease outside zone (Pilot): $1,595

New marine aquaculture licence

  • New licence inside zone: $2,590
  • New licence outside zone: $3,986
  • Advertising fee: $1,622

New marine research lease/corresponding licence

  • New Research Lease (inside or outside zone):$1,595
  • New Corresponding Licence (for research): $3,986
  • Advertising fee: $1,622

Convert an aquaculture lease

  • Lease inside a zone: $779
  • Lease outside a zone: $887

Amalgamation of an aquaculture lease or licence

  • 2 or more leases into a single lease: $1,350
  • 2 or more licences into a single licence: $1,350

Adding a nominated specified person

  • Lease or licence holders: $202

Exemption from environmental reporting requirements

  • Exemption from environmental reporting requirements: $156

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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