Nature conservation

Biodiversity Reform

Biodiversity Offsets Scheme fees

The Biodiversity Conservation Regulation 2017 determines the fees for a number of Biodiversity Offsets Scheme transactions.

Fees are adjusted for CPI annually.

Transaction

Fees
to 30 June 2019

Fees 2019-20
from 1 July 2019
Application to become an accredited assessor $204 $206
Accreditation term fee
(3 years duration)
$306 $309
Transfer of biodiversity credit $1530 $1545
Retirement of biodiversity credit $1530 $1545
Application to enter biodiversity stewardship agreement $2550 $2575
Application to vary biodiversity stewardship agreement - to create additional credits $6630 $6695
Application to vary biodiversity stewardship agreement - to include additional owners $10,710 $10,815
Application to vary biodiversity stewardship agreement – any other case $1530 $1545
Annual administration contribution - owners of biodiversity stewardship sites $1530 $1545
Request for termination of agreement $2550 $2575
Application for biodiversity certification $5100. For proposals over 100 hectares, an additional $1020 applies plus $1020 for each 100 hectares that exceeds 100 hectares $5150. For proposals over 100 hectares, an additional $1030 applies plus $1030 for each 100 hectares that exceeds 100hectares

Credit Transfer and Retirement forms

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Page last updated: 13 June 2019