Permission application fees

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority collects a fee to cover the cost of the time spent administering and assessing the request for Marine Park permission.

The waiving of permit-related fees has been extended until the 30 June 2022. The Authority acknowledges that travel bans and work restrictions associated with the outbreak of COVID-19 have placed severe financial hardship on businesses who use and access the Great Barrier Reef.

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority collects a fee to cover the cost of the time spent administering and assessing the request for Marine Park permission.

Fees vary according to the complexity of the application and are usually paid before the application assessment starts.

The Application Guidelines provide full details, and a list of fees for the current calendar year is also available.

For more information:
Email assessments@gbrmpa.gov.au
Phone (07) 4750 0860