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Permit holder information

The following resources have been compiled from the website specifically for current permit holders.

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Aquaculture Update is a biannual publication that reports industry information including research results, policy directions, news and events.

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Aquaculture industry in NSW

Forms & fees

  • Current costs for permits. Specific permit applications and information kits are available in the Forms area.

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Responsibilities of an Aquaculture permit and lease holder

It is an aquaculture permit holder's responsibility to be aware of their obligations under the Fisheries Management Act 1994 and the Fisheries Management (Aquaculture) Regulation 2012. The following document provides a snapshot of these responsibilities.