Biodiversity Offsets Scheme fees

There are fees for various elements of the Biodiversity Offsets Scheme, as set out in the Biodiversity Conservation Regulation 2017.

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 100 hectares