Flora Taking (Other Purposes) Crown Land Licence
Published by: Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions / Parks and Wildlife Service
When is this licence required?

You will require this licence if you intend to take protected flora from Crown land for a research and other prescribed non-commercial purposes. Flora is defined as any plant (including any wildflower, palm, shrub tree, fern, creeper or vine) and includes any part of a plant, including seeds and spores. For this licence, flora does not include specifically controlled sandalwood.

All flora that is native to Western Australia is protected. A licence may be issued for any of the following uses:

  • research purposes
  • hobby purposes
  • propagation purposes (collecting seeds in order to cultivate protected flora)
  • personal enjoyment (domestic decoration, display or study).

If you intend to sell flora taken from Crown land or private property you instead require a commercial purposes Crown land licence. Your licence may require you to pay royalties to the Agency.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.


What are the eligibility requirements for this licence?

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • provide details of the purpose for which you intend to collect flora
  • identify the land which you intend to collect flora from
  • obtain the written permission from the relevant Crown Land Manager or other body or authority responsible for the care of the land from which you intend to collect flora
  • complete the required forms
  • pay the required fee
  • comply with any additional provisions outlined by the Agency.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


How much does this licence cost?
Application Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

How often do you need to apply for this licence?
Duration: 1 or 3 years depending on application.

What forms are available?

What legislation specifies this requirement?
  • Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016
  • Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2018

Who can you talk to for more information?
Wildlife Licensing Section
Parks and Wildlife Service
Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Technology Park
Western Precinct 17 Dick Perry Avenue
Kensington
WA 6151
LOCKED BAG 30
Bentley DC
WA 6983
Telephone: (08) 9219 9831


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Last updated: 04/02/2019 11:55:11

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