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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.
|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||$1,928.90|
|Non-intensive aquaculture (no feeding) and no structures on tidal lands less than 50 hectares (e.g. scallop or beche-de-mer ranching)||$1,928.90|
|Non-intensive aquaculture (no feeding) with structures on tidal or intertidal lands less than 20 hectares (e.g. oyster or pearl culture)||$1,928.90|
|Non-intensive aquaculture (no feeding) and no structures within an area greater than 50 hectares (e.g. scallop or beche-de-mer ranching)||$3,697.25|
|Non-intensive aquaculture (no feeding) with structures within an area greater than 20 hectares (e.g. oyster or pearl culture)||$3,697.25|
|Intensive aquaculture (feeding) on intertidal or tidal lands (e.g. fish/crustacean culture in sea cages)||$18,805.75|
|Renewal of resource allocation authority||Cost|
|Extend the period of, or renew, a resource allocation authority under the Fisheries Act||$626.30|
Other aquaculture fees
|Authority or permit||Cost|
|Replace an authority||$34.15|
|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||$170.55|
|General fisheries permit for broodstock or culture stock collection||$341.05|
- Read our guide on aquaculture licensing and approvals.