Marine and rural support

Supporting the growth and management of sea-based and farming industries.

Apply for an aquaculture licence

Aquaculture is the keeping, breeding, hatching, culturing or harvesting of fish. Registered users can apply for a new or variation to an aquaculture licence.

COVID-19 support for our primary industries

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is continuing to work with industry, government and regional stakeholders to provide support and information during the COVID-19 response.

Nominate a fishing vessel master

Authorised online operators for a managed fishing licence (MFL) can nominate or change Vessel Masters using Fish Eye online services.

Report illegal fishing

FishWatch provides a quick and easy way to report potential sightings or evidence of illegal fishing off Western Australia's coast and local waterways.