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Requirements during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Your permit now includes Covid-safe conditions, such as maintaining hygiene and separation, acting on symptoms and, if you are working, following an acceptable Covid-19 safety plan. Click here to access the NT Government Safety Plan checklist. These conditions align with the principles established by Safework Australia, WorksafeNT and the NT Government.

Applicants who have been in areas of elevated Covid-19 risk should wait 14 days before entering Aboriginal land.

Fishing Permit

Permit to fish in the Tiwi Islands Exclusion Zone (coloured red on the map) are only issued to permanent non-Tiwi residents and their approved guests. Permits are not required to fish in the areas coloured yellow.

The Tiwi Land Council requires a minimum of 30 working days to process Fishing Permit applications. Permits must be carried at all times when fishing in the Exclusion Zone.

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Annual Permit - $200
14 Day Permit - $100

All pricing is in Australian Dollars and GST free

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