Permit application forms and fees
Permit application forms
All sea dumping permit applications must be made on the appropriate forms.
- Disposal of sewage sludge at sea
- Disposal of dredged material at sea
- Disposal of material for the purpose of creating an artificial reef
- Disposal of vessels and platforms or other man-made structures at sea
- Burial at sea
- Disposal of bulky items from small islands into the sea
- Disposal of fish waste at sea
Permit application fees
Sea dumping permit applications should be accompanied by an application fee. Fees are set out in the Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Regulations 1983. Fees vary depending on the activity.
The appropriate fee should be paid to the Department within 30 days of the application and before the permit can be granted. Cheques should be made out to the Department.
|Sea dumping activity||Fee|
|Dredged or excavated material <100,000 m3||$10,000|
|Dredged or excavated material >100,000 m3||$23,500|
|Burial at sea||$1,675|
The fee for an application to vary a permit is $860.
Submitting your application
Two copies of each form and all accompanying documents must be provided. Where possible, electronic copies of the application material should also be forwarded to the Department.
Fees should be submitted along with applications. Cheques should be made out to the Department of the Environment.
Applications should be submitted to:
Queensland 3 and Sea Dumping Section
Department of the, Environment
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA, ACT 2601