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List of aquaculture fees

Listed below is a summary of Fisheries Queensland's aquaculture fees.

For more information about any other approvals you may require, read our guide about the regulatory framework of aquaculture in Queensland.

Assessment fees

Resource allocation authority assessment fees (for aquaculture in Queensland waters or unallocated tidal lands)Cost
Aquaculture within aquaculture areas within a regional marine aquaculture plan $1894.80
Non-intensive aquaculture (no feeding) and no structures on tidal lands less than 50 hectares (e.g. scallop or beche-de-mer ranching) $1894.80
Non-intensive aquaculture (no feeding) with structures on tidal or intertidal lands less than 20 hectares (e.g. oyster or pearl culture) $1894.80
Non-intensive aquaculture (no feeding) and no structures within an area greater than 50 hectares (e.g. scallop or beche-de-mer ranching) $3631.90
Non-intensive aquaculture (no feeding) with structures within an area greater than 20 hectares (e.g. oyster or pearl culture) $3631.90
Intensive aquaculture (feeding) on intertidal or tidal lands (e.g. fish/crustacean culture in sea cages) $18,473.25
Renewal of resource allocation authorityCost
Extend the period of, or renew, a resource allocation authority under the Fisheries Act $615.25

Other aquaculture fees

Authority or permitCost
Replace an authority $33.55
To amend an authority at holder's request (includes resource allocation authority or general fisheries permit) At reasonable cost but not more than actual cost
Permanent transfer of a resource allocation authority $167.55
General fisheries permit for broodstock or culture stock collection $335.00

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