Australian Marine Parks

The following list contains authorisations that have been issued by the Director of National Parks for allowable activities in Australian Marine Parks in 2020-21.

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Authorisation number Issue date Expiry date Network Marine Park Authorisation type Primary activity Secondary activity Authorisation holder
PA2020-00031-1 08/07/2020 31/12/2020 Temperate East Norfolk Licence Structures and works (commercial purposes) Excavations, works and maintenance Advisian Pty Ltd
PA2020-00040-1 16/07/2020 31/10/2020 Coral Sea Coral Sea Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Geoscience Australia
PA2020-00049-1 22/07/2020 31/05/2021 North-west Gascoyne; Montebello; Shark Bay; Ningaloo Licence Commercial media Drone use CETREC WA / The Marine Information and Research Group of Australia Trust
PA2020-00049-2 22/07/2020 31/05/2021 South-west Abrolhos; Bremer; Eastern Recherche; Perth Canyon; South-west Corner; Two Rocks Licence Commercial media Drone use CETREC WA / The Marine Information and Research Group of Australia Trust
PA2020-00051-4 23/07/2020 14/08/2025 Coral Sea Coral Sea Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00051-3 23/07/2020 14/08/2025 North-west Argo-Rowley Terrace; Carnarvon Canyon; Gascoyne Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00051-1 23/07/2020 14/08/2025 South-east East Gippsland; Flinders; Freycinet; Huon; Macquarie Island; Murray; Nelson; South Tasman Rise; Tasman Fracture; Zeehan Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00051-2 23/07/2020 14/08/2025 South-west Abrolhos; Bremer; Eastern Recherche; Great Australian Bight; Perth Canyon; South-west Corner; Western Eyre Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00051-5 23/07/2020 14/08/2025 Temperate East Central Eastern; Gifford; Hunter; Jervis; Lord Howe; Norfolk Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00032-1 03/08/2020 01/10/2022 Coral Sea Coral Sea Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Queensland Univeristy of Technology
PA2020-00052-1 10/08/2020 01/05/2021 North Oceanic Shoals Licence Research and Monitoring Commercial research Sun Cable Pty Ltd
PA2020-00055-1 17/08/2020 31/12/2021 South-east Huon; Tasman Fracture Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00054-1 17/08/2020 18/02/2024 South-west Bremer Licence Commercial media Use of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraft Riggs Australia / The Trustee for DB & JL Riggs Family Trust
PA2020-00048-3 18/08/2020 31/08/2025 Coral Sea Coral Sea Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Individual
PA2020-00048-2 18/08/2020 31/08/2025 South-east Murray Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Individual
PA2020-00048-1 18/08/2020 31/08/2025 South-west Bremer; Great Australian Bight; Western Eyre Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Individual
PA2020-00060-1 27/08/2020 30/11/2020 North-west Kimberley Licence Research and Monitoring Commercial research Neptune Geomatics Pty Ltd
PA2020-00066-1 28/08/2020 30/11/2020 South-west South-west Corner Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research EGS Survey Pty Ltd
PA2020-00053-1 10/09/2020 01/01/2023 North-west Ashmore Reef Licence Commercial tourism Scuba/snorkel activities Ponant Yacht Cruises and Expeditions / Compagnie Du Ponant Pty Ltd
PA2019-00085-2 10/09/2020 31/03/2022 South-east Macquarie Island Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Individual
PA2020-00050-4 17/09/2020 10/06/2025 Coral Sea Coral Sea Licence Commercial media Drone use Scott Portelli
PA2020-00050-2 17/09/2020 10/06/2025 North-west Dampier; Eighty Mile Beach; Gascoyne; Montebello; Ningaloo; Roebuck; Shark Bay Licence Commercial media Drone use Scott Portelli
PA2020-00050-5 17/09/2020 10/06/2025 South-east Apollo; Beagle; Boags; Flinders; Franklin; Freycinet; Zeehan' Permit Commercial media Drone use Scott Portelli
PA2020-00064-1 17/09/2020 20/11/2020 South-east Flinders; Freycinet; Huon Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia
PA2020-00050-1 17/09/2020 10/06/2025 South-west Abrolhos; Bremer; Eastern Recherche; Geographe; Great Australian Bight; Jurien; Murat; Perth Canyon; South-west Corner; Twilight; Two Rocks; Western Eyre; Western Kangaroo Island Licence Commercial media Drone use Scott Portelli
PA2020-00050-3 17/09/2020 10/06/2025 Temperate East Central Eastern; Cod Grounds; Gifford; Hunter; Jervis; Lord Howe; Norfolk; Solitary Islands Licence Commercial media Drone use Scott Portelli
PA2020-00064-2 17/09/2020 20/11/2020 Temperate East Jervis Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia
PA2020-00063-1 24/09/2020 31/03/2021 South-west Perth Canyon Licence Research and Monitoring Commercial research Sub.Co Pty Ltd
PA2020-00069-1 24/09/2020 31/07/2021 South-west Geographe; South-west Corner Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research The University of Western Australia
PA2020-00056-1 13/10/2020 01/01/2023 Temperate East Norfolk Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Individual
PA2020-00058-1 13/10/2020 01/01/2023 Temperate East Norfolk Licence Commercial media Use of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraft Icon Films Ltd
PA2020-00071-1 16/10/2020 30/10/2021 North Arafura Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Individual
PA2020-00070-1 03/11/2020 28/10/2025 South-east Flinders; Freycinet; Huon; Macquarie Island; South Tasman Rise; Tasman Fracture Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00070-2 03/11/2020 28/10/2025 Temperate East Jervis; Lord Howe Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00076-1 03/11/2020 02/05/2021 Temperate East Norfolk Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Advisian Pty Ltd
PA2020-00079-1 11/11/2020 31/03/2021 North-west Dampier Licence Research and Monitoring Commercial research Robe River Mining Co. Pty. Ltd.
PA2020-00074-1 11/11/2020 20/11/2022 South-west Bremer; Geographe; South-west Corner Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Curtin University
PA2020-00077-1 12/11/2020 20/01/2022 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Recreational fishing Recreational fishing Individual
PA2020-00087-1 17/11/2020 31/01/2021 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Recreational fishing Recreational fishing Individual
PA2020-00082-1 01/12/2020 15/12/2020 South-west Western Kangaroo Island Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia
PA2020-00075-3 04/12/2020 04/12/2025 North Arafura Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Bureau of Meteorology
PA2020-00075-2 04/12/2020 04/12/2025 North-west Argo-Rowley Terrace; Carnarvon Canyon; Gascoyne Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Bureau of Meteorology
PA2020-00075-1 04/12/2020 04/12/2025 South-west Abrolhos; Jurien Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Bureau of Meteorology
PA2020-00084-3 10/12/2020 10/12/2025 Coral Sea Coral Sea Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00084-1 10/12/2020 10/12/2025 South-east Beagle Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00084-2 10/12/2020 10/12/2025 Temperate East Norfolk Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00081-1 17/12/2020 17/12/2025 South-west Perth Canyon Licence Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00083-1 21/12/2020 21/12/2022 South-west Abrolhos Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Curtin University
PA2020-00098-1 22/12/2020 31/01/2021 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Recreational fishing Recreational fishing Individual
PA2020-00094-1 11/01/2021 10/01/2026 South-east Huon; Macquarie Island; South Tasman Rise; Tasman Fracture Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00096-1 15/01/2021 26/01/2023 Coral Sea Coral Sea Licence Research and Monitoring Commercial research TN Marine PTY Ltd
PA2020-00095-1 19/01/2021 31/05/2021 South-east Apollo Permit Research and Monitoring Commercial research EGS Survey Pty Ltd
PA2020-00089-1 19/01/2021 30/01/2022 Temperate East Norfolk Licence Structures and works (commercial purposes) Erection of new structures Norfolk Island Regional Council
PA2020-00085-1 21/01/2021 21/01/2023 Coral Sea Coral Sea Licence Commercial tourism Charter fishing Quest Angling Expeditions Pty Ltd
PA2021-00005-1 27/01/2021 26/01/2022 South-east Apollo Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Deakin University
PA2020-00093-1 28/01/2021 31/01/2026 Coral Sea Coral Sea Licence Commercial media Drone use Biopixel Pty Ltd
PA2020-00093-3 28/01/2021 31/01/2026 North West Cape York Licence Commercial media Drone use Biopixel Pty Ltd
PA2020-00093-2 28/01/2021 31/01/2026 Temperate East Gifford; Lord Howe; Norfolk Licence Commercial media Drone use Biopixel Pty Ltd
PA2020-00097-1 08/02/2021 01/02/2024 Temperate East Lord Howe Licence Commercial tourism Aviation tours (in all marine parks excluding those in the South-east Network) Eastern Air Services Pty Ltd
PA2021-00002-1 08/02/2021 31/03/2023 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Recreational fishing Recreational fishing Individual
PA2020-00086-1 11/02/2021 11/02/2026 Coral Sea Coral Sea Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00086-3 11/02/2021 11/02/2026 South-east Apollo; Beagle; Boags; East Gippsland; Flinders; Franklin; Freycinet; Huon; Murray; Nelson; South Tasman Rise; Tasman Fracture; Zeehan Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00086-4 11/02/2021 11/02/2026 South-west Eastern Recherche; Great Australian Bight; Perth Canyon; Southern Kangaroo Island; South-west Corner; Western Kangaroo Island Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00086-2 11/02/2021 11/02/2026 Temperate East Central Eastern; Hunter; Jervis; Solitary Islands Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00101-1 11/02/2021 11/02/2023 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Individual
PA2021-00001-1 11/02/2021 31/03/2025 Temperate East Norfolk Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Individual
PA2021-00006-1 12/02/2021 02/06/2021 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Recreational fishing Recreational fishing Individual
PA2021-00008-1 12/02/2021 31/12/2021 Temperate East Norfolk Licence Commercial media Drone use Great Species TV SPV Pty Ltd
PA2020-00099-1 15/02/2021 30/09/2024 North-west Ashmore Reef Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Individual
PA2020-00100-1 15/02/2021 30/09/2024 North-west Ashmore Reef Licence Commercial tourism Scuba/snorkel activities Individual
PA2021-00003-1 16/02/2021 19/04/2024 Coral Sea Coral Sea Licence Commercial tourism Scuba/snorkel activities Tura Charters / The Trustee for CC & EM Pike Unit Trust
PA2021-00016-1 17/02/2021 30/04/2021 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Recreational fishing Recreational fishing Individual
PA2018-00076-9 18/02/2021 31/12/2024 North Arafura; Arnhem; Gulf of Carpentaria; Oceanic Shoals; Wessel; West Cape York Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Reef Life Survey Foundation Incorporated
PA2018-00076-8 18/02/2021 31/12/2024 Temperate East Cod Grounds; Lord Howe; Norfolk; Solitary Islands Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Reef Life Survey Foundation Incorporated
PA2021-00010-1 24/02/2021 28/02/2026 North-west Mermaid Reef Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research The University of Western Australia
PA2021-00017-1 2/24/2021 27/02/2022 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Recreational fishing Recreational fishing Individual
PA2021-00013-1 02/03/2021 07/04/2021 South-west Twilight Licence Commercial media Drone use Talesmith Ltd
PA2020-00034-2 10/03/2021 30/04/2022 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Individual
PA2021-00012-1 10/03/2021 20/03/2023 Temperate East Norfolk Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Individual
PA2021-00020-1 15/03/2021 28/03/2021 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Recreational fishing Recreational fishing Individual
PA2021-00019-1 16/03/2021 14/05/2021 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Recreational fishing Recreational fishing Individual
PA2021-00009-5 18/03/2021 18/03/2026 North Arafura; Arnhem; Gulf of Carpentaria; Joseph Bonaparte Gulf; Limmen; Oceanic Shoals; Wessel; West Cape York Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research The Trustee for The Minderoo Foundation Trust
PA2021-00009-2 18/03/2021 18/03/2026 North-west Argo-Rowley Terrace; Ashmore Reef; Carnarvon Canyon; Cartier Island; Dampier; Eighty Mile Beach; Gascoyne; Kimberley; Mermaid Reef; Montebello; Ningaloo; Roebuck; Shark Bay Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research The Trustee for The Minderoo Foundation Trust
PA2021-00009-3 18/03/2021 18/03/2026 South-east Apollo; Beagle; Boags; East Gippsland; Flinders; Franklin; Freycinet; Huon; Macquarie Island; Nelson; South Tasman Rise; Tasman Fracture; Zeehan Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research The Trustee for The Minderoo Foundation Trust
PA2021-00009-4 18/03/2021 18/03/2026 South-west Abrolhos; Eastern Recherche; Geographe; Jurien; Murat; Perth Canyon; Southern Kangaroo Island; South-west Corner; Twilight; Two Rocks; Western Kangaroo Island Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research The Trustee for The Minderoo Foundation Trust
PA2021-00009-1 18/03/2021 18/03/2026 Temperate East Central Eastern; Cod Grounds; Gifford; Hunter; Jervis; Lord Howe; Norfolk; Solitary Islands Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research The Trustee for The Minderoo Foundation Trust
PA2021-00014-1 23/03/2021 31/05/2022 Coral Sea Coral Sea Permit Use of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraft Use of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraft Individual
PA2020-00067-1 24/03/2021 01/02/2024 Coral Sea Coral Sea Permit Commercial tourism Scuba/snorkel activities Pursuit of Giants Pty Ltd
PA2021-00036-1 26/03/2021 12/05/2021 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Recreational fishing Recreational fishing Individual
PA2019-00064-4 01/04/2021 17/02/2022 North-west Ningaloo Permit Deploy a fish aggregating devices (FAD)   Recfishwest / WA Recreational & Sportfishing Council
PA2019-00064-3 01/04/2021 17/01/2022 South-west Abrolhos Permit Deploy a fish aggregating devices (FAD)   Recfishwest / WA Recreational & Sportfishing Council
PA2021-00031-1 01/04/2021 08/04/2023 South-west Bremer; Geographe; Jurien; South-west Corner Licence Commercial tourism Nature watching Indi Blue Pty Ltd Trading as Naturaliste Charters and Legend Charters
PA2021-00023-1 07/04/2021 24/07/2021 Temperate East Norfolk Permit Structures and works (commercial purposes) Non-commercial research Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
PA2018-00076-10 12/04/2021 31/12/2024 North-west Ashmore Reef; Cartier Island; Kimberley; Mermaid Reef Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Reef Life Survey Foundation Incorporated
PA2020-00092-2 13/04/2021 03/02/2026 Coral Sea Coral Sea Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Individual
PA2019-00043-2 16/04/2021 07/11/2024 Coral Sea Coral Sea Permit Other   Bureau of Meteorology
PA2021-00045-1 16/04/2021 30/04/2021 South-east Freycinet Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research University of Tasmania
PA2021-00037-1 22/04/2021 02/06/2021 North-west Argo-Rowley Terrace Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research The University of Western Australia
PA2021-00037-2 22/04/2021 02/06/2021 South-west Perth Canyon Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research The University of Western Australia
PA2021-00028-1 28/04/2021 27/04/2023 North-west Dampier; Gascoyne; Montebello; Ningaloo; Shark Bay Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research The University of Western Australia
PA2021-00028-2 28/04/2021 27/04/2023 South-west Abrolhos Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research The University of Western Australia
PA2021-00026-1 29/04/2021 16/05/2023 North-west Gascoyne; Montebello; Ningaloo; Shark Bay Licence Commercial tourism Scuba/snorkel activities Apache Charters
PA2021-00047-2 29/04/2021 31/10/2021 North-west Gascoyne; Ningaloo Permit Use of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraft Use of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraft Individual
PA2021-00026-2 29/04/2021 16/05/2023 South-west Abrolhos; Jurien; Perth Canyon; Two Rocks Licence Commercial tourism Scuba/snorkel activities Apache Charters
PA2021-00047-1 29/04/2021 31/10/2021 South-west Perth Canyon Permit Use of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraft Use of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraft Individual
PA2021-00025-1 29/04/2021 02/06/2023 Temperate East Lord Howe Licence Commercial tourism Scuba/snorkel activities Fish Lord Howe P/L
PA2021-00041-1 29/04/2021 18/06/2023 Temperate East Lord Howe Licence Commercial tourism Scuba/snorkel activities Pro Dive Lord Howe Island Pty Ltd
PA2021-00033-1 17/05/2021 31/08/2021 Temperate East Lord Howe Licence Commercial media Drone use Access All Angles Pty Ltd
PA2021-00033-2 17/05/2021 31/08/2021 Coral Sea Coral Sea Licence Commercial media Drone use Access All Angles Pty Ltd
PA2021-00034-1 14/05/2021 30/06/2021 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Recreational fishing Recreational fishing Access All Angles Pty Ltd
PA2021-00038-1 17/05/2021 12/06/2023 Temperate East Lord Howe Licence Commercial tourism Scuba/snorkel activities Sea to Summit Expeditions
PA2021-00042-1 01/06/2021 01/07/2023 North Limmen Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research James Cook University
PA2021-00054-1 10/05/2021 15/05/2026 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Research and Monitoring Research Individual
PA2021-00057-1 21/05/2021 05/07/2021 Coral Sea Coral Sea Permit Use of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraft Use of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraft Individual
PA2021-00059-1 21/05/2021 31/10/2021 Temperate East Lord Howe Permit Recreational fishing Recreational fishing Individual
PA2021-00063-1 28/05/2021 03/09/2021 Coral Sea Coral Sea Permit Use of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraft Use of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraft Individual
PA2021-00066-1 28/05/2021 31/10/2021 North-west Ningaloo Licence Commercial media Drone use Shipwreck Hunters One Pty Ltd
PA2021-00066-2 28/05/2021 31/10/2021 South-west Abrolhos Licence Commercial media Drone use Shipwreck Hunters One Pty Ltd
PA2021-00068-1 28/05/2021 31/10/2021 North-west Ningaloo Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Western Australian Museum
PA2021-00068-2 28/05/2021 31/10/2021 South-west Abrolhos Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research Western Australian Museum
PA2021-00070-1 28/05/2021 03/06/2021 South-west Perth Canyon Permit Research and Monitoring Non-commercial research University of Western Australia