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.

Authorisation numberIssue dateExpiry dateNetworkMarine ParkAuthorisation typePrimary activitySecondary activityAuthorisation holder
PA2020-00031-108/07/202031/12/2020Temperate EastNorfolkLicenceStructures and works (commercial purposes)Excavations, works and maintenanceAdvisian Pty Ltd
PA2020-00040-116/07/202031/10/2020Coral SeaCoral SeaPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchGeoscience Australia
PA2020-00049-122/07/202031/05/2021North-westGascoyne; Montebello; Shark Bay; NingalooLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useCETREC WA / The Marine Information and Research Group of Australia Trust
PA2020-00049-222/07/202031/05/2021South-westAbrolhos; Bremer; Eastern Recherche; Perth Canyon; South-west Corner; Two RocksLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useCETREC WA / The Marine Information and Research Group of Australia Trust
PA2020-00051-423/07/202014/08/2025Coral SeaCoral SeaPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00051-323/07/202014/08/2025North-westArgo-Rowley Terrace; Carnarvon Canyon; GascoynePermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00051-123/07/202014/08/2025South-eastEast Gippsland; Flinders; Freycinet; Huon; Macquarie Island; Murray; Nelson; South Tasman Rise; Tasman Fracture; ZeehanPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00051-223/07/202014/08/2025South-westAbrolhos; Bremer; Eastern Recherche; Great Australian Bight; Perth Canyon; South-west Corner; Western EyrePermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00051-523/07/202014/08/2025Temperate EastCentral Eastern; Gifford; Hunter; Jervis; Lord Howe; NorfolkPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00032-103/08/202001/10/2022Coral SeaCoral SeaPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchQueensland Univeristy of Technology
PA2020-00052-110/08/202001/05/2021NorthOceanic ShoalsLicenceResearch and MonitoringCommercial researchSun Cable Pty Ltd
PA2020-00055-117/08/202031/12/2021South-eastHuon; Tasman FracturePermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00054-117/08/202018/02/2024South-westBremerLicenceCommercial mediaUse of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraftRiggs Australia / The Trustee for DB & JL Riggs Family Trust
PA2020-00048-318/08/202031/08/2025Coral SeaCoral SeaPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2020-00048-218/08/202031/08/2025South-eastMurrayPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2020-00048-118/08/202031/08/2025South-westBremer; Great Australian Bight; Western EyrePermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2020-00060-127/08/202030/11/2020North-westKimberleyLicenceResearch and MonitoringCommercial researchNeptune Geomatics Pty Ltd
PA2020-00066-128/08/202030/11/2020South-westSouth-west CornerPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchEGS Survey Pty Ltd
PA2020-00053-110/09/202001/01/2023North-westAshmore ReefLicenceCommercial tourismScuba/snorkel activitiesPonant Yacht Cruises and Expeditions / Compagnie Du Ponant Pty Ltd
PA2019-00085-210/09/202031/03/2022South-eastMacquarie IslandPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2020-00050-417/09/202010/06/2025Coral SeaCoral SeaLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useScott Portelli
PA2020-00050-217/09/202010/06/2025North-westDampier; Eighty Mile Beach; Gascoyne; Montebello; Ningaloo; Roebuck; Shark BayLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useScott Portelli
PA2020-00050-517/09/202010/06/2025South-eastApollo; Beagle; Boags; Flinders; Franklin; Freycinet; Zeehan'PermitCommercial mediaDrone useScott Portelli
PA2020-00064-117/09/202020/11/2020South-eastFlinders; Freycinet; HuonPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchDepartment of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia
PA2020-00050-117/09/202010/06/2025South-westAbrolhos; Bremer; Eastern Recherche; Geographe; Great Australian Bight; Jurien; Murat; Perth Canyon; South-west Corner; Twilight; Two Rocks; Western Eyre; Western Kangaroo IslandLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useScott Portelli
PA2020-00050-317/09/202010/06/2025Temperate EastCentral Eastern; Cod Grounds; Gifford; Hunter; Jervis; Lord Howe; Norfolk; Solitary IslandsLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useScott Portelli
PA2020-00064-217/09/202020/11/2020Temperate EastJervisPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchDepartment of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia
PA2020-00063-124/09/202031/03/2021South-westPerth CanyonLicenceResearch and MonitoringCommercial researchSub.Co Pty Ltd
PA2020-00069-124/09/202031/07/2021South-westGeographe; South-west CornerPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchThe University of Western Australia
PA2020-00056-113/10/202001/01/2023Temperate EastNorfolkPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2020-00058-113/10/202001/01/2023Temperate EastNorfolkLicenceCommercial mediaUse of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraftIcon Films Ltd
PA2020-00071-116/10/202030/10/2021NorthArafuraPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2020-00070-103/11/202028/10/2025South-eastFlinders; Freycinet; Huon; Macquarie Island; South Tasman Rise; Tasman FracturePermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00070-203/11/202028/10/2025Temperate EastJervis; Lord HowePermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00076-103/11/202002/05/2021Temperate EastNorfolkPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchAdvisian Pty Ltd
PA2020-00079-111/11/202031/03/2021North-westDampierLicenceResearch and MonitoringCommercial researchRobe River Mining Co. Pty. Ltd.
PA2020-00074-111/11/202020/11/2022South-westBremer; Geographe; South-west CornerPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCurtin University
PA2020-00077-112/11/202020/01/2022Temperate EastLord HowePermitRecreational fishingRecreational fishingIndividual
PA2020-00087-117/11/202031/01/2021Temperate EastLord HowePermitRecreational fishingRecreational fishingIndividual
PA2020-00082-101/12/202015/12/2020South-westWestern Kangaroo IslandPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchDepartment of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia
PA2020-00075-304/12/202004/12/2025NorthArafuraPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchBureau of Meteorology
PA2020-00075-204/12/202004/12/2025North-westArgo-Rowley Terrace; Carnarvon Canyon; GascoynePermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchBureau of Meteorology
PA2020-00075-104/12/202004/12/2025South-westAbrolhos; JurienPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchBureau of Meteorology
PA2020-00084-310/12/202010/12/2025Coral SeaCoral SeaPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00084-110/12/202010/12/2025South-eastBeaglePermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00084-210/12/202010/12/2025Temperate EastNorfolkPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00081-117/12/202017/12/2025South-westPerth CanyonLicenceResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00083-121/12/202021/12/2022South-westAbrolhosPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCurtin University
PA2020-00098-122/12/202031/01/2021Temperate EastLord HowePermitRecreational fishingRecreational fishingIndividual
PA2020-00094-111/01/202110/01/2026South-eastHuon; Macquarie Island; South Tasman Rise; Tasman FracturePermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00096-115/01/202126/01/2023Coral SeaCoral SeaLicenceResearch and MonitoringCommercial researchTN Marine PTY Ltd
PA2020-00095-119/01/202131/05/2021South-eastApolloPermitResearch and MonitoringCommercial researchEGS Survey Pty Ltd
PA2020-00089-119/01/202130/01/2022Temperate EastNorfolkLicenceStructures and works (commercial purposes)Erection of new structuresNorfolk Island Regional Council
PA2020-00085-121/01/202121/01/2023Coral SeaCoral SeaLicenceCommercial tourismCharter fishingQuest Angling Expeditions Pty Ltd
PA2021-00005-127/01/202126/01/2022South-eastApolloPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchDeakin University
PA2020-00093-128/01/202131/01/2026Coral SeaCoral SeaLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useBiopixel Pty Ltd
PA2020-00093-328/01/202131/01/2026NorthWest Cape YorkLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useBiopixel Pty Ltd
PA2020-00093-228/01/202131/01/2026Temperate EastGifford; Lord Howe; NorfolkLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useBiopixel Pty Ltd
PA2020-00097-108/02/202101/02/2024Temperate EastLord HoweLicenceCommercial tourismAviation tours (in all marine parks excluding those in the South-east Network)Eastern Air Services Pty Ltd
PA2021-00002-108/02/202131/03/2023Temperate EastLord HowePermitRecreational fishingRecreational fishingIndividual
PA2020-00086-111/02/202111/02/2026Coral SeaCoral SeaPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00086-311/02/202111/02/2026South-eastApollo; Beagle; Boags; East Gippsland; Flinders; Franklin; Freycinet; Huon; Murray; Nelson; South Tasman Rise; Tasman Fracture; ZeehanPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00086-411/02/202111/02/2026South-westEastern Recherche; Great Australian Bight; Perth Canyon; Southern Kangaroo Island; South-west Corner; Western Kangaroo IslandPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00086-211/02/202111/02/2026Temperate EastCentral Eastern; Hunter; Jervis; Solitary IslandsPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
PA2020-00101-111/02/202111/02/2023Temperate EastLord HowePermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2021-00001-111/02/202131/03/2025Temperate EastNorfolkPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2021-00006-112/02/202102/06/2021Temperate EastLord HowePermitRecreational fishingRecreational fishingIndividual
PA2021-00008-112/02/202131/12/2021Temperate EastNorfolkLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useGreat Species TV SPV Pty Ltd
PA2020-00099-115/02/202130/09/2024North-westAshmore ReefPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2020-00100-115/02/202130/09/2024North-westAshmore ReefLicenceCommercial tourismScuba/snorkel activitiesIndividual
PA2021-00003-116/02/202119/04/2024Coral SeaCoral SeaLicenceCommercial tourismScuba/snorkel activitiesTura Charters / The Trustee for CC & EM Pike Unit Trust
PA2021-00016-117/02/202130/04/2021Temperate EastLord HowePermitRecreational fishingRecreational fishingIndividual
PA2018-00076-918/02/202131/12/2024NorthArafura; Arnhem; Gulf of Carpentaria; Oceanic Shoals; Wessel; West Cape YorkPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchReef Life Survey Foundation Incorporated
PA2018-00076-818/02/202131/12/2024Temperate EastCod Grounds; Lord Howe; Norfolk; Solitary IslandsPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchReef Life Survey Foundation Incorporated
PA2021-00010-124/02/202128/02/2026North-westMermaid ReefPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchThe University of Western Australia
PA2021-00017-12/24/202127/02/2022Temperate EastLord HowePermitRecreational fishingRecreational fishingIndividual
PA2021-00013-102/03/202107/04/2021South-westTwilightLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useTalesmith Ltd
PA2020-00034-210/03/202130/04/2022Temperate EastLord HowePermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2021-00012-110/03/202120/03/2023Temperate EastNorfolkPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2021-00020-115/03/202128/03/2021Temperate EastLord HowePermitRecreational fishingRecreational fishingIndividual
PA2021-00019-116/03/202114/05/2021Temperate EastLord HowePermitRecreational fishingRecreational fishingIndividual
PA2021-00009-518/03/202118/03/2026NorthArafura; Arnhem; Gulf of Carpentaria; Joseph Bonaparte Gulf; Limmen; Oceanic Shoals; Wessel; West Cape YorkPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchThe Trustee for The Minderoo Foundation Trust
PA2021-00009-218/03/202118/03/2026North-westArgo-Rowley Terrace; Ashmore Reef; Carnarvon Canyon; Cartier Island; Dampier; Eighty Mile Beach; Gascoyne; Kimberley; Mermaid Reef; Montebello; Ningaloo; Roebuck; Shark BayPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchThe Trustee for The Minderoo Foundation Trust
PA2021-00009-318/03/202118/03/2026South-eastApollo; Beagle; Boags; East Gippsland; Flinders; Franklin; Freycinet; Huon; Macquarie Island; Nelson; South Tasman Rise; Tasman Fracture; ZeehanPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchThe Trustee for The Minderoo Foundation Trust
PA2021-00009-418/03/202118/03/2026South-westAbrolhos; Eastern Recherche; Geographe; Jurien; Murat; Perth Canyon; Southern Kangaroo Island; South-west Corner; Twilight; Two Rocks; Western Kangaroo IslandPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchThe Trustee for The Minderoo Foundation Trust
PA2021-00009-118/03/202118/03/2026Temperate EastCentral Eastern; Cod Grounds; Gifford; Hunter; Jervis; Lord Howe; Norfolk; Solitary IslandsPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchThe Trustee for The Minderoo Foundation Trust
PA2021-00014-123/03/202131/05/2022Coral SeaCoral SeaPermitUse of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraftUse of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraftIndividual
PA2020-00067-124/03/202101/02/2024Coral SeaCoral SeaPermitCommercial tourismScuba/snorkel activitiesPursuit of Giants Pty Ltd
PA2021-00036-126/03/202112/05/2021Temperate EastLord HowePermitRecreational fishingRecreational fishingIndividual
PA2019-00064-401/04/202117/02/2022North-westNingalooPermitDeploy a fish aggregating devices (FAD) Recfishwest / WA Recreational & Sportfishing Council
PA2019-00064-301/04/202117/01/2022South-westAbrolhosPermitDeploy a fish aggregating devices (FAD) Recfishwest / WA Recreational & Sportfishing Council
PA2021-00031-101/04/202108/04/2023South-westBremer; Geographe; Jurien; South-west CornerLicenceCommercial tourismNature watchingIndi Blue Pty Ltd Trading as Naturaliste Charters and Legend Charters
PA2021-00023-107/04/202124/07/2021Temperate EastNorfolkPermitStructures and works (commercial purposes)Non-commercial researchDepartment of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
PA2018-00076-1012/04/202131/12/2024North-westAshmore Reef; Cartier Island; Kimberley; Mermaid ReefPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchReef Life Survey Foundation Incorporated
PA2020-00092-213/04/202103/02/2026Coral SeaCoral SeaPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2019-00043-216/04/202107/11/2024Coral SeaCoral SeaPermitOther Bureau of Meteorology
PA2021-00045-116/04/202130/04/2021South-eastFreycinetPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchUniversity of Tasmania
PA2021-00037-122/04/202102/06/2021North-westArgo-Rowley TerracePermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchThe University of Western Australia
PA2021-00037-222/04/202102/06/2021South-westPerth CanyonPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchThe University of Western Australia
PA2021-00028-128/04/202127/04/2023North-westDampier; Gascoyne; Montebello; Ningaloo; Shark BayPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchThe University of Western Australia
PA2021-00028-228/04/202127/04/2023South-westAbrolhosPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchThe University of Western Australia
PA2021-00026-129/04/202116/05/2023North-westGascoyne; Montebello; Ningaloo; Shark BayLicenceCommercial tourismScuba/snorkel activitiesApache Charters
PA2021-00047-229/04/202131/10/2021North-westGascoyne; NingalooPermitUse of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraftUse of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraftIndividual
PA2021-00026-229/04/202116/05/2023South-westAbrolhos; Jurien; Perth Canyon; Two RocksLicenceCommercial tourismScuba/snorkel activitiesApache Charters
PA2021-00047-129/04/202131/10/2021South-westPerth CanyonPermitUse of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraftUse of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraftIndividual
PA2021-00025-129/04/202102/06/2023Temperate EastLord HoweLicenceCommercial tourismScuba/snorkel activitiesFish Lord Howe P/L
PA2021-00041-129/04/202118/06/2023Temperate EastLord HoweLicenceCommercial tourismScuba/snorkel activitiesPro Dive Lord Howe Island Pty Ltd
PA2021-00033-117/05/202131/08/2021Temperate EastLord HoweLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useAccess All Angles Pty Ltd
PA2021-00033-217/05/202131/08/2021Coral SeaCoral SeaLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useAccess All Angles Pty Ltd
PA2021-00034-114/05/202130/06/2021Temperate EastLord HowePermitRecreational fishingRecreational fishingAccess All Angles Pty Ltd
PA2021-00038-117/05/202112/06/2023Temperate EastLord HoweLicenceCommercial tourismScuba/snorkel activitiesSea to Summit Expeditions
PA2021-00042-101/06/202101/07/2023NorthLimmenPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchJames Cook University
PA2021-00054-110/05/202115/05/2026Temperate EastLord HowePermitResearch and MonitoringResearchIndividual
PA2021-00057-121/05/202105/07/2021Coral SeaCoral SeaPermitUse of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraftUse of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraftIndividual
PA2021-00059-121/05/202131/10/2021Temperate EastLord HowePermitRecreational fishingRecreational fishingIndividual
PA2021-00063-128/05/202103/09/2021Coral SeaCoral SeaPermitUse of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraftUse of a drone or other non-commercial remote piloted aircraftIndividual
PA2021-00066-128/05/202131/10/2021North-westNingalooLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useShipwreck Hunters One Pty Ltd
PA2021-00066-228/05/202131/10/2021South-westAbrolhosLicenceCommercial mediaDrone useShipwreck Hunters One Pty Ltd
PA2021-00068-128/05/202131/10/2021North-westNingalooPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchWestern Australian Museum
PA2021-00068-228/05/202131/10/2021South-westAbrolhosPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchWestern Australian Museum
PA2021-00070-128/05/202103/06/2021South-westPerth CanyonPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchUniversity of Western Australia

PA2019-00085-3

15/06/2021

31/03/2022

South-east

Macquarie Island

Permit

Research and Monitoring

Non-commercial research

Individual

 

PA2021-00062-110/06/202131/08/2021Coral SeaCoral SeaPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2021-00062-130/06/202130/06/2022North-westGascoyne; Carnovan Canyon; Kimberley; Argo-Rowley TerracePermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2021-00072-110/06/202131/12/2023North-westNingaloo; Montebello; Gascoyne; Shark BayPermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2021-00072-210/06/202131/12/2023South-westBremer; South-west Corner; Eastern Recherche; PermitResearch and MonitoringNon-commercial researchIndividual
PA2021-00049-110/06/202127/06/2023North-westNingaloo; Mermaid ReefLicenceCommercial tourismScuba/snorkel activities; Charter Fishing; Drone use; Commercial Media; Aviation Tours; Nature watchingNorth Star Cruises Australia Pty Ltd
PA2021-00049-210/06/202127/06/2023South-westBremerLicenceCommercial tourismScuba/snorkel activities; Aviation tours; Nature watching; Charter fishing; Drone use; Commercial mdeia;North Star Cruises Australia Pty Ltd
PA2021-00055-124/06/202131/12/2021North-westKimberleyLicenceResearch and MonitoringCommercial researchFugro Australia Marine Pty Ltd
PA2021-00073-110/06/202131/12/2023North-westNingaloo; Gascoyne; Montebello; Shark Bay; LicenceCommercial media

Drone use

The Marine Information and Research Group of Australia Trust
PA2021-00073-210/06/202131/12/2023South-westBremer; South-west Corner; Eastern Recherche; LicenceCommercial media

Drone use

The Marine Information and Research Group of Australia Trust