Annual Indexation to Application Fees for Fire Protection Industry Permit Scheme

Under the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations (1995), Regulation 346 provides for the annual indexation of permit application fees.

The annual indexation formula uses the Wage Price Index (WPI) figures, published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Consistant with the WPI figures released in November 2018, fire prtoection industry permit application fees will increase by 2.282 from 1 January 2019. 

A table outlining the current permit fees as well as the application fees and permit durations for 2019 is below.

                                                         EATA and EAHL durations and fees for 2019

 Fire Protection Industry Permit

Year (s)

2018 Application Fee

2019 Application Fee                  

 Extinguishing agent handling licence Qualified (EAHL-Q)

 2

 $280

$286

 

 3

 $420

$429

 Extinguishing agent handling licence Experienced (EAHL- Exp)

 1

 $140

$143

 2 

 $280

$286

 3

 $420

$429

 Trainee extinguishing agent handling licence (EAHL-T)

 1

 $140

$143

 Extinguishing agent trading authorisation (EATA)

 2

 $470

$480

 3

 $705

$720

 Halon special permit (HSP)

 1

 $280

$286

 2

 $560

$572

 3

 $840

$858

*Please note: From 1 January 2019, the default permit duration for all permits (excluding trainee extinguishing handling licences) is three years. If a shorter duration is required, please contact the Board.

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For further information about the changes to permit fees, visit the Department of the Environment and Energy's website at http://www.environment.gov.au or contact the Fire Protection Industry (ODS&SGG) Board:

Executive Officer - Ozone Protection

Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board

PO Box 1049

Box Hill Vic 3128

T 1300 731 922

T 03 8892 3131

F 03 8892 3132

E ozone@fpib.com.au