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List of aquaculture forms

Below is a list of forms related to aquaculture developments assessed or managed by Fisheries Queensland. For more information, or help filling out the forms, contact Fisheries Queensland on 13 25 23.

Approvals for new aquaculture businesses

If you're starting a new business, the approvals you require will depend on whether you are developing a land-based or marine aquaculture operation. You need:

To avoid processing delays, submit an application for a fisheries development approval authority and resource allocation authority as specified below. For more information, or help filling out the forms, contact the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning.

Development approval application

Approved forms for development approval applications lodged under the Planning Act 2016.

Resource allocation authority application

This form is required for all resource allocation authority applications:

Marine aquaculture bond

This form is required for all aquaculture that is carried out in Queensland waters or on unallocated tidal land:

Approvals for existing aquaculture businesses

Amendments (to development approval)

Approved forms for development approval applications lodged under the Planning Act 2016. Use this form to change the size, boundaries or conditions of a resource allocation authority:

Transfers (of resource allocation authority)

Use this form to transfer a resource allocation authority from one legal entity (e.g. individual or company) to another:

Change of contact details (to development approval)

Use this form to notify of changes to contact details for an existing development approval when the property changes ownership or is leased:

Other aquaculture forms

Use this form to apply for a general fisheries permit, which authorises you to collect broodstock from the wild to use in aquaculture hatcheries:

Use this form if you plan to translocate live aquatic animals into and within Queensland:

Use this form to access information about aquaculture developmental approvals:

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