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Fees and charges for Queensland regulated ships

Marine licences

Fee type Cost as of 1 July 2018
Recreational marine driver licence $110.40
Personal watercraft licence $110.40

Queensland regulated ship registration and renewal of registration fees

Fee type Cost as of 1 July 2018
Use component fee This fee is collected on top of the registration fees listed below:
(collected on behalf of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)
$22.15
General Queensland regulated ship registration fees
Up to and including 4.5m $86.75
$4.51 $192.90
6.01–10m $334.70
10.01–15m $501.90
15.01–20m $627.35
20.01m and over $795.15
Pensioner/concession card holder registration fees
Up to and including 4.5m $43.40
4.51–6m $96.45
6.01–10m $167.35
10.01–15m $250.95
15.01–20m $313.70
20.01m and over $397.60
Other fees
Renewal of registration of recreational ship after expiry $15.85
Transfer of recreational ship registration
(Note: no charge if ship is being transferred to a person whose business is the sale of new or used ships)
$28.05
Administration fee for a refund of Queensland regulated ship registration $17.35
Inspection of prescribed other Queensland regulated ship:
  • for each 15 minutes (rounded to nearest 15 minutes)
  • travel time for inspection

 

  • $34.20
  • reasonable travel expenses incurred
Copy of current particulars of ship in register
$18.45
Copy of historic particulars of ship in register $29.55

Restricted Use Authority fees

Fee type Cost as of 1 July 2018
Issue of restricted use authority for a term longer than 1 month  
For the first restricted authority $268.80
For the second or subsequent restricted use authority $109.25
Replacement document $57.45
Issue of authority for 1 month or less (by length):  
50m or less $96.45
50.01– 80m  $205.90
80.01– 150m $436.70
150.01– 200m $686.30
More than 200m $935.85

Pilot Licences and Pilot Exemption Certificates

Fee type Cost as of 1 July 2018 
Pilot licence  
Examination fee for Pilot licence $259.45
Issue of Pilot licence $259.45
Examination fee for Pilotage exemption certificate $259.45
Issue of Pilotage exemption certificate $259.45
Application fee to amend a Pilot licence - exam required $259.45
Application fee to amend a Pilot licence -otherwise $52.90
Issue of an amended Pilot licence $259.45
Application fee to amend a Pilotage exemption certificate - exam required $259.45
Application fee to amend a Pilotage exemption certificate - exam required - otherwise $52.90
Application to renew a Pilot licence or a Pilotage exemption certificate $127.95
Issue of renewal of Pilot licence or Pilotage exemption certificate $259.45
Replacement of a lost, damaged or destroyed Pilot licence or Pilotage exemption certificate $39.75

Pilotage fees

2018 Pilotage Fees - including GST Port Pilotage Fees from 1 July 2018
Pilotage Area Minimum fee > 80 to 150 m > 150 to 200 m > 200 to 250 m > 250 m Delay Fee (Per Hour) Cancellation Fee
Abbot Point $1,275.85 $27.30 $24.85 $19.80 $17.35 $362.65 $725.30
Brisbane $2,202.70 $48.50 $44.15 $35.30 $30.90 $409.95 $819.90
Bundaberg $1,281.70 $27.85 $25.25 $20.25 $17.75 $346.95 $693.75
Cairns $1,282.60 $27.90 $25.35 $20.30 $17.80 $346.95 $693.75
Cape Flattery $1,301.35 $29.60 $26.90 $21.55 $18.90 $378.40 $756.85
Cooktown $1,141.00 $24.90 $22.65 $18.05 $15.85 $315.30 $630.75
Gladstone $1,858.55 $40.85 $37.15 $29.70 $26.00 $409.95 $819.90
Hay Point $1,440.00 $30.60 $27.85 $22.25 $19.45 $362.65 $725.30
Karumba $1,148.95 $25.60 $23.30 $18.65 $16.30 $315.30 $630.75
Lucinda $1,271.95 $26.90 $24.50 $19.55 $17.10 $362.65 $725.30
Mackay $1,273.00 $27.00 $24.65 $19.65 $17.20 $346.95 $693.75
Maryborough $1,141.00 $24.90 $22.65 $18.05 $15.85 $315.30 $630.75
Mourilyan $1,273.95 $27.15 $24.70 $19.70 $17.30 $346.95 $693.75
Port Douglas $1,141.00 $24.90 $22.65 $18.05 $15.85 $315.30 $630.75
Rockhampton $1,265.55 $26.35 $24.00 $19.20 $16.75 $315.30 $630.75
Skardon River $1,141.00 $24.90 $22.65 $18.05 $15.85 $315.30 $630.75
Southport $1,141.00 $24.90 $22.65 $18.05 $15.85 $315.30 $630.75
Thursday Island $1,141.00 $24.90 $22.65 $18.05 $15.85
$315.30 $630.75
Townsville $1,285.55 $28.15 $25.60 $20.45 $17.95 $346.95 $693.75
Weipa $1,959.05 $43.90 $39.85 $31.90 $27.95 $409.95 $819.90

Conservancy dues

Ship type Conservancy due charged 2018
Ship on interstate voyage that is 500 gross tonne (gt) or less $0.146/gross tonne (or part of gross tonne)
Ship on interstate voyage for each gross ton or part of a gross ton over 500gt $0.239/gross tonne (or part of gross tonne)
Any other ship $0.239/gross tonne (or part of gross tonne)

Buoy mooring fees

Fee type Cost as of 1 July 2018
Initial assessment fee $90.25
Restricted mooring occupation/renewal fee:  
Category 2 area - 12 months occupation $90.25
Category 3 area - 12 months occupation $54.25
Unrestricted mooring occupation/renewal fee:  
Category 2 area - 12 months occupation $180.85
Category 3 area - 12 months occupation $90.25
Category 2 area - 12 months occupation - business - each mooring after first 5 moorings $72.30
Category 3 area - 12 months occupation - business - each mooring after first 5 moorings $54.25

Other fees

Fee type Cost as of 1 July 2018
Aquatic event authority $36.45
Take off and landing approval (TIWMR) $102.25
Electronic search to verify person is the holder of a licence $7.05
Last updated
02 July 2018