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 in August.

Transaction

Fee (2017-18)

Application to become an accredited assessor $200
Accreditation term fee
(3 years duration)
$300
Transfer of biodiversity credit $1500
Retirement of biodiversity credit $1500
Application to enter biodiversity stewardship agreement $2500
Application to vary biodiversity stewardship agreement - to create additional credits $6500
Application to vary biodiversity stewardship agreement - to include additional owners $10,500
Application to vary biodiversity stewardship agreement – any other case $1500
Application for biodiversity certification $5000. For proposals over 100 hectares, an additional $1000 applies plus $1000 for each 100 hectares that exceeds 100 hectares.

Credit Transfer and Retirement forms

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Page last updated: 16 August 2018