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Determinations/Taxation as made
This Determination lists Australian taxes, fees and charges which are exempt from the Goods and Services Tax.
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 24 Dec 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Feb-2011
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2011
Date of repeal 27 Jun 2011
Repealed by Other
Repealing Comments Enabling provision repealed by Schedule 4, item 2 of the Tax Laws Amendment (2011 Measures No. 2) Act 2011.

Part 2          New South Wales

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

COMMUNITIES ‘CLUSTER’

COMMUNITIES NSW

NSW SPORT AND RECREATION

1.1 

Combat sports: registration fee for combatant

Combat Sports Act 2008

Annual registration enables combatants in a specified range of sports to compete in NSW

1.2 

Combat sports: registration fee for industry participant

Combat Sports Act 2008

Annual registration fee, applies to industry promoters, match makers, managers, trainers, seconds, referees, judges and timekeepers

1.3 

Combat sports: permit fee

Combat Sports Act 2008

Payable for each professional promotion that is, contest subject to coverage of the Act

1.4 

Motor vehicle racing ground licence

Motor Vehicle Sports (Public Safety) Act 1985

Any person or organisation having a prescribed interest in land which is used as a motor vehicle racing ground must obtain either an annual or singe‑event licence

1.5 

Permit fee to conduct motor racing events at Mount Panorama

Mount Panorama Motor Racing Act 1989

Bathurst Regional Council is required to obtain a permit, subject to the Minister’s approval, to conduct motor vehicle racing and associated events at Mount Panorama maximum of five events per year

CASINO, Liquor and gaming CONTROL AUTHORITY

1.6 

Casino — Community benefit levy

Casino Control Act 1992

Section 115 of the Casino Control Act 1992 requires a casino community benefit levy to be paid to the Authority in respect of each casino licence and for the Authority to pay the levy into the Responsible Gambling Fund established in a special deposits account in the Treasury

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

1.7 

Casino licence duty

Casino Control Act 1992

Pursuant to section 114 of the Casino Control Act 1992, a casino duty is to paid to the Authority in respect of the casino licence

1.8 

Casino Special Employee licensing fee

Casino Control Act 1992

Section 44 of the Casino Control Act 1992, provides that a person must not exercise in or in relation to a casino any of the functions of a special employee except in accordance with the authority conferred on the person by a licence. Staff of Star City Pty Ltd who are defined as special employees under section 43 and such persons directed to do so under section 47 of the Casino Control Act 1992, must be licensed by the Authority

1.9 

Authority approval of manager

Casino Control Regulation 1995

The Authority is not to approve a person to manage licensed premises unless satisfied that the person is a suitable person to manage licensed premises. An application for the Authority’s approval is to be made in the form approved by the Authority accompanied by the fee required

1.10 

Controlled contracts fees

Casino Control Act 1992

Section 37 of the Casino Control Act 1992 prevents the Casino from entering into controlled contracts. Under Regulations the Casino must pay a fixed fee of $2,500 in respect of each investigation conducted by the Authority. The fee is paid to the consolidated fund, not the Authority

1.11 

Keno tax

Public Lotteries Act 1996

Keno duty is payable on a percentage of subscriptions to the game in Registered Clubs in NSW

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

1.12 

Club gaming machine tax

Gaming Machine Tax Act 2001

Gaming machine tax is based on a percentage rate applied to a four tiered annual metered profit range. Tax is payable by quarterly instalments

1.13 

Hotel gaming machine tax

Gaming Machine Tax Act 2001

Gaming machine tax is based on a percentage rate applied to a four tiered annual metered profit range. Tax is payable by quarterly instalments

1.14 

Liquor licence grant fees

Registered Clubs Act 1976 and Regulations

Liquor Act 2007 and Regulations

Represents fees imposed by the Regulations for the grant of licences, authorisations and approvals

1.15 

Liquor application fees

Registered Clubs Act 1976 and Regulations

Liquor Act 2007 and Regulations

Represents fees imposed by the Regulations for applications made to the Casino, Liquor and Gaming Control Authority, including applications for the grant of or an amendment to a licence, authorisation or approval

1.16 

Charities permit fees

Lotteries and Art Union Act 1901

Includes the cost of a permit (licence) to conduct trade competitions, promotions etc. A permit is required by legislation, and is a regulatory fee by nature

1.17 

Gaming‑related licence fees

Gaming Machines Act 2001

Gaming Machine Regulation 2002

Includes fees for application, granting and periodic fees of gaming‑related licences — dealer’s licence, seller’s licence, technician’s licence and testing facility licence

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

1.18 

Gaming machine approval fees

Gaming Machines Act 2001

Gaming Machine Regulation 2002

Gaming machine approvals are granted by the Casino, Liquor and Gaming Control Authority to ensure that gaming machines and software, games, etc comply with standards set by the Authority including CMS connectivity. Standards have legislative bases in the Liquor Act and Registered Clubs Act. Approvals can only be provided by the Authority. Preliminary evaluations for new equipment, games, software, etc are carried out by accredited providers in the private sector

1.19 

Search fees

Liquor Act 2007

Registered Clubs Act 1976

Fees paid for information regarding licensed premises and registered clubs. Information is only available from the Department and is used to support applications to the Casino, Liquor and Gaming Control Authority on various licensing matters

1.20 

Gaming machine technician’s identification card fees

Gaming Machines Act 2001

In addition to holding a technician’s licence, a licensed technician is required to have an identification card which can only be obtained from the Department

1.21 

Application fees — gaming machine entitlements and transfer of poker machine entitlement

Gaming Machines Act 2001

Gaming Machine Regulation 2002

Application fees in relation to the operating of poker machine entitlements including the transfer of poker machine entitlements and variation of shutdown periods of gaming machines

1.22 

Controlled contract fees

Public Lotteries Regulation 2002

For the purpose of section 63 (3) of the Act, there is a prescribed fee for the review of each controlled contract

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

1.23 

Local impact assessment (LIA) fees and costs

Gaming Machines Act 2001

Classes of LIA of gaming machine applications provided to the Casino, Liquor and Gaming Control Authority must be accompanied by such a fee as may be determined by the regulator and pay any costs incurred by the Authority not covered by the fee

1.24 

AAD exchange application fees

Gaming Machine Act 2001

Fee prescribed by the regulator

1.25 

Convert hardship application fees — clubs and hotels

Gaming Machine Act 2001

Fee in relation to converting hardship gaming machines into poker machine entitlements subject to certain conditions

1.26 

Application fee Approval to become Responsible Conduct of Gambling training provider

Gaming Machines Regulation 2002

Initial application fee and then annual renewal fee for registered training organisation to be approved as a training provider

1.27 

Licence consideration payment

Public Lotteries Act 1996 section 16

Consideration payment in relation to the grant of an operator licence

1.28 

Licence duty

Public Lotteries Act 1996 section 29

Payment of licence duty as required by the licence conditions (as opposed to general duty)

1.29 

Recovery of costs for suitability investigation

Public Lotteries Act 1996 section 21(A)(5)

Payment of the Ministers costs incurred when investigating the suitability a licence holder

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

1.30 

Precinct liquor accord contribution

Liquor Act 2007 (section 136F)

Liquor licensees within a designated Precinct Liquor Accord area contribute money into the Precinct Liquor Accord Fund (managed by Communities NSW). The money is matched with Government funding and Communities NSW use the combined total of money to purchase goods or services in accordance with approved Precinct Liquor Accords to enable the implementation of initiatives to curb alcohol‑related violence in the designated precincts

GREYHOUND RACING NSW

1.31 

Bookmaker’s registration fees

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to act in the capacity described

1.32 

Bookmaker’s clerks registration fees

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to act in the capacity described

1.33 

Bookmaker company

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by a company to act as a bookmaker

1.34 

Trainers’ registration fees

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to act in the capacity described

Includes fees for duplicate photo licences

1.35 

Owner/Trainer registration fees

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to act in the capacity described

Includes fees for duplicate photo licences

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

1.36 

Attendants’ registration fees

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to act in the capacity described

Includes fees for duplicate photo licences

1.37 

Trial Track Manager and Assistant Manager registration fees

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to act in the capacity described

1.38 

Greyhound registration fees

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Fees imposed on greyhound owners for such things as lease, litter, name, pedigrees, and service fees

Includes fees for duplicate photo licences

1.39 

Lure driver registration

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to act in the capacity described

1.40 

Sires registration

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Registration of a greyhound sire

1.41 

Transfers

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Transfer of greyhounds between owners

1.42 

Register leases

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Register lease of greyhounds between owners/lessee

1.43 

Artificial breeding licence

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Annual fee imposed on artificial breeding property, artificial breeding technician and semen controller

1.44 

Late application fees

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

A fee charged on a range of applications which have been lodged after the normal closing date has passed

1.45 

Stud Manager’s registration fees

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to Act in the capacity described

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

1.46 

Frozen semen registration fees

Greyhound Racing Act 2009

Fees imposed on industry participants for FSI sire registration, FSI facility registration, drawing of semen and transfer of ownership of breeding unit (storage only)

HARNESS RACING NSW

1.47 

Bookmaker’s registration fees

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to act in the capacity described

1.48 

Bookmaker’s clerks registration fees

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to act in the capacity described

1.49 

Bookmaker company

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by a company to act as a bookmaker

1.50 

Trainers’ registration fees

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to act in the capacity described

1.51 

Trainer/Driver registration fees

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to act in the capacity described

1.52 

Horse registration fees

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fees imposed on horse owners for such things as lease, litter, name, pedigrees, and service fees

1.53 

Syndicates’ registration fees

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to act in the capacity described

1.54 

Syndicate registration fees

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to act in the capacity described

1.55 

Trainer/Driver licences

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fee for the right to train or drive horses

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

1.56 

Register horse names

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fee imposed or requirement to register horse names

1.57 

Foal registration/branding

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fee for the registering and branding of new foals

1.58 

Sires registration

Harness Racing Act 2009

Registration of a horse sire

1.59 

Transfers

Harness Racing Act 2009

Transfer of horses between owners

1.60 

Register leases

Harness Racing Act 2009

Register lease of horses between owners/lessee

1.61 

Register colours

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fee imposed on owners of horses or trainers

1.62 

Artificial breeding licence

Harness Racing Act 2009

Annual fee imposed on artificial breeding property, artificial breeding technician and semen controller

1.63 

Sire service fee

Harness Racing Act 2009

A regulatory charge that is imposed on each mating to a brood mare performed by a registered sire. Stud masters send a report at the end of the season, Sire Summary Sheet. The report lists each mating performed by each of his/her registered sires. The information of this report is used to record progeny of harness racing horses in the Australian stud book

1.64 

Stable hand licence

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fee to engage in stablehand duties in harness racing under a registered trainer (either as a voluntary worker or as an employee)

1.65 

Blood/DNA fees

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fee imposed to determine the progeny of a harness racing horse

1.66 

Duplicate certificate

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fee to issue of a duplicate certificate. This is the certificate of a registered harness racing horse, which provides an identifying and classification record (akin to a Passport for humans)

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

1.67 

Late application fees

Harness Racing Act 2009

A fee charged on a range of applications which have been lodged after the normal closing date has passed

1.68 

Stud Manager’s registration fees

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fees required by regulation to be paid by industry participants to act in the capacity described

1.69 

Frozen semen registration fees

Harness Racing Act 2009

Fees imposed on industry participants for FSI sire registration, FSI facility registration, drawing of semen and transfer of ownership of breeding unit (storage only)

1.70 

Standardbred export fee

Harness Racing Act 2009

Compulsory fee facilitating the export of a standardbred horse to another country

1.71 

Standardbred import fee

Harness Racing Act 2009

Compulsory fee enabling a foreign standardbred horse to be registered in NSW

NSW LOTTERIES

1.72 

Licence fees and or general duties paid by the operator

Public Lotteries Act 1996

NSW Lotteries Corporation

RACING APPEALS TRIBUNAL

1.73 

Appeal fees

Racing Appeals Tribunal Act 1983

Fees for appeals lodged with the Tribunal

RACING NSW

1.74 

Licence fees

Thoroughbred Racing Act 1996

Licence fees for industry participants, for example, horse trainers, bookmakers, stable hands, jockeys

1.75 

Appeal fees

Thoroughbred Racing Act 1996

Fees for appeals lodged with the Thoroughbred Racing Board Appeals Panel

1.76 

Colour fee

Thoroughbred Racing Act 1996

Fee imposed on persons for registration of racing colours. Fee is payable annually to renew registration

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

1.77 

Horse ownership and transfer fees

Thoroughbred Racing Act 1996

Paid by horse owners to have their ownership in the horse registered thus allowing participation. Includes the issue of duplicate papers when required. Fees are levied once on registration of the horse and whenever any transfer of ownership takes place

1.78 

Industry participant license fee

Thoroughbred Racing Act 1996

Paid by bookmakers, stable hands, horse trainers, owner, trainers, jockeys, jockey agents and apprentice jockeys on an annual basis to obtain a licence to operate in the thoroughbred racing industry

1.79

Syndicate, leases and transfer fees

Thoroughbred Racing Act 1996

Paid by syndicates formed to race horses and by lessees of horses. Fees are payable on establishment and by annual renewal

EDUCATION ‘CLUSTER’

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2.1 

Fees paid to VETAB

Vocational Education And Training Accreditation Act 2005

Initial and continuing registration of providers, courses and locations; provider de‑registration and NSW accreditation services

AUSTRALIAN AND OVERSEAS UNIVERSITIES

2.2 

Application fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Application fee for NSW education institution seeking establishment as an Australian university

2.3 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of NSW education institution seeking establishment as an Australian university

2.4 

Application fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Application fee for education institution seeking registration as an overseas university

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

2.5 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of education institution seeking registration as an overseas university

2.6 

Application fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Application fee for interstate university seeking inclusion in Schedule 1 to the Act

2.7 

Application fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Application fee for education institution seeking renewal of approval to be included in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Act (where approval is for a defined period) or change to type of university

2.8 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of education institution seeking renewal of approval to be included in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Act (where approval is for a defined period) or change to type of university

2.9 

Approval fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for approval of a course of an overseas university leading to an overseas (non‑AQF) award (per course)

2.10 

Annual fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Annual fee for registration as an overseas university

2.11 

Annual fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Annual fee for education institution included in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Act

AUSTRALIAN AND OVERSEAS HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS WITH SELF‑ACCREDITING AUTHORITY

2.12 

Application fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Application fee for education institution seeking authority to accredit its own courses

2.13 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of education institution seeking authority to accredit its own courses

2.14 

Application fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Application fee for education institution seeking to vary the scope of self‑accrediting authority

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

2.15 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of application by institution to vary award level

2.16 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of application by institution to vary field of education

2.17 

Approval fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for approval of a course of an overseas higher education institution with self‑accrediting authority leading to an overseas (non‑AQF) award (per course)

AUSTRALIAN AND OVERSEAS NON SELF‑ACCREDITING HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

2.18 

Application fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Application fee for education institution seeking registration as an Australian or overseas non self‑accrediting higher education institution

2.19 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of education institution seeking registration as an Australian or overseas non self‑accrediting higher education institution

2.20 

Approval fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for approval of a course of an overseas non self‑accrediting higher education institution leading to an overseas (non‑AQF) award (per course)

2.21 

Approval fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for approval of a course of an overseas higher education institution with self‑accrediting authority leading to an overseas (non‑AQF) award (per course)

2.22 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of application by institution to vary particulars of its registration, such as an additional delivery location in NSW

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

2.23 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of application by institution to vary or revoke any condition of registration

2.24 

Annual fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Annual fee for registration as an Australian or overseas non self‑accrediting higher education institution

2.25 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of an overseas location for the delivery of a course of study (per location)

2.26 

Application fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Application fee for accreditation of course of study (per course)

2.27 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of:

(a)   Diploma or Advanced Diploma

(b)   Associate Degree

(c)   Bachelor Degree

(d)   Graduate Certificate

(e)   Graduate Diploma

(f)    Masters Degree

(g)   Doctoral Degree

2.28 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of application by institution to vary particulars of accreditation of a course of study

2.29 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of application by institution to vary or revoke any condition of accreditation of a course of study (per course)

APPROVAL TO PROVIDE COURSES OF STUDY TO OVERSEAS STUDENTS

2.30 

Application fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Application fee for approval of education institution to provide courses of study to overseas students

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

2.31 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of application by institution to vary its particulars of approval to add, suspend or cancel a course of study

2.32 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of application by institution to vary its particulars of approval to add new course delivery location in NSW (per location)

2.33 

Approval fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Annual fee for approval of education institution to provide courses of study to overseas students:

(a)   if approved to provide up to (and including) five higher education courses

(b)   if approved to provide six or more higher education courses

2.34 

Assessment fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for assessment of application by institution to vary or revoke any condition of approval to provide courses of study to overseas students

2.35 

Application fee

Higher Education Regulation 2008

Fee for application by institution to vary its particulars of registration on PRISMS (other than associated with an application to add, suspend or cancel a course of study or to add new course delivery location)

NSW INSTITUTE OF TEACHERS

2.36 

Accreditation fee

NSW Institute of Teachers Act 2004

Accredited teachers must meet professional standards and pay the annual accreditation fee. The fees give new teachers the right to employment as a teacher in NSW and existing teachers recognition of higher capacity

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

2.37 

Professional development provider and course endorsement fees

NSW Institute of Teachers Act 2004

Fees are for the regulation of professional development for teachers through approval of providers and registration of courses

ENVIRONMENT ‘CLUSTER’

Department of EnviRonment, CLIMATE CHANGE AND WATER

3.1 

Waste disposal contributions

Protection of the Environment (Operations) Act 1997

Contributions under the Act for waste received at licensed waste facilities within New South Wales

3.2 

Environment protection licences

Protection of the Environment (Operations) Act 1997

Administrative fees’ based on cost of issuing and administering the licence, ‘load‑based fees’ based on load of pollutants discharged by a licensed activity and licence transfers or realignments — replaces pollution control Act fees and incorporates licence fees relating to waste activities, waste facilities and transport of waste

3.3 

Environment protection notices

Protection of the Environment (Operations) Act 1997

Fees for the preparing, monitoring, issuing and ensuring compliance of environment protection notices. Recovery of costs for non‑compliance

3.4 

Ozone protection

Ozone Protection Act 1989

Ozone Protection Regulation 1989

Fees associated with obtaining and distributing controlled substances, handling large quantities of controlled substances, and undertaking restricted activities with regard to controlled substances

3.5 

Public register

Respective legislation for register in question

Fee for inspection of the public register

3.6 

EPA licence — dangerous goods

Road and Rail Transport (Dangerous Goods) Act 1997

Fee for a licence to drive vehicles carrying, and to transport, bulk dangerous goods

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

3.7 

EPA licence — for dangerous goods tank designs

Road and Rail Transport (Dangerous Goods) Act 1997

Application fee for tank designs for the transport of bulk dangerous goods

3.8 

EPA licence —hazardous chemicals

Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals Act 1985

Fees can apply in relation to the following activities: manufacturing, processing, keeping, distributing, conveying, using, selling or disposing of a chemical or chemical waste. Fees are for: licence applications, renewals, transfers and possession; assessment of the above activities; and assessment of a technology for processing a chemical or declared chemical waste

3.9 

EPA licence — pesticides

Pesticides Act 1999

Fee for pesticide licences, competency certificates. Recovery of Administration cost. Fees for the preparing, monitoring, issuing and ensuring compliance of pesticide notices. Recovery of cost for non compliance. Fee for inspection of the public record

3.10 

EPA licence — domestic solid fuel

Protection of the Environment Operations (Clean Air) Regulation 2002

Fee for certificates issued in relation to solid fuel burning appliances

3.11 

EPA licence — vertical exhaust

Protection of the Environment Operations (Clean Air) Regulation 2002

Fee for exemption of certain rural vehicles from the requirement to have vertical exhaust emissions under the Act

3.12 

EPA licence — licence copies

Respective legislation for licence in question

Provision of copies of Pollution Control Act licences

3.13 

EPA licence — radiation

Radiation Control Act 1990

The Act requires users/sellers of radioactive substances/apparatus to be licensed

3.14 

EPA licence —registration of apparatus

Radiation Control Act 1990

The Act requires certain sources of ionising radiation to be registered and to pay a fee therefore

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

3.15 

EPA licence —accreditation of radiation consultants

Radiation Control Act 1990

The fee is for accreditation of radiation experts required by the Act

3.16 

Controlled waste facility

Protection of the Environment (Operations) Act 1997

Fee for licences relating to facilities that receive waste (in various categories)

3.17 

Transporter fees

Protection of the Environment (Operations) Act 1997

Fee for licence in relation to transporter of certain quantities of hazardous wastes, tyres and some liquid wastes

3.18 

Premises fees

Protection of the Environment (Operations) Act 1997

Fee for licences premises that generate waste (in certain categories)

3.19 

Contaminated land fees

Contaminated Land Management Act 1997

Fees and charges associated with the issue of orders, accreditation of auditors, copies of information on the public record etc

3.20 

Immobilisation of contaminants fee

Protection of the Environment (Operations) Act 1997

Waste Regulation

Application fee to receive approval to treat hazardous and industrial waste in order to immobilise contaminants

3.21 

Contributions to climate change fund

Section 34J of the Energy Utilities and Administration Act 1987

The Minister may require electricity distribution network service providers and State water agencies to make contributions to the climate change fund

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

3.22 

National Parks and Wildlife Service licences

Kangaroo meat retailers

Game

Trappers

Fauna dealers

Kangaroo skin dealers

Kangaroo wholesalers

Growers and pickers

Import and export

Aviary registration

Exhibitors

Reptile and amphibian

Other licence fees for authorities, consents & permits but not for occupancies

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995

National Parks and Wildlife Regulation 2002

Wilderness Act 1987

As part of its responsibility for protected flora and fauna the NPWS issues licences to control activities in a number of areas

3.23 

Royalties

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

As with Licences, Royalties are used to control activities, principally the killing of kangaroos

3.24 

NPWS Annual Community Services Charges:

Water and sewerage

Garbage and recycling

Capital works

Administration costs

Snow clearing and grooming

Road maintenance

Levy for fire brigade etc

Environmental research and rehabilitation contribution

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

To recover the costs of providing or maintaining any community service in a park, site, or reserve and similar to municipal services outside the park system

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

3.25 

Emu farming and products

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

Licences to farm emus and deal in emu products

3.26 

Scientific research involving harming of fauna

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

Licence to use fauna for research purposes

3.27 

Use of prescribed substances to poison birds

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

Licence given only to licensed pest control operators

3.28 

Development and building application charges

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

All fees charged relating to building applications and planning for developments within National Parks

3.29 

Search and supply of data (for example wildlife atlas data, Aboriginal sites and property searches)

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995

Recovery of costs involved in searches of Department of Environment and Climate Change databases and supply of information

3.30 

Granting of consents

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

Application and/or assessment fees for handling applications for example, to harm flora or fauna or their habitat, to destroy aboriginal relics or to excavate or disturb aboriginal relics

3.31 

Developer contribution fees

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

All fees contributed by developers as compensation for the damage caused to natural or cultural heritage by their developments

Biodiversity Banking and Offset Scheme (‘BioBanking’)

3.32 

Regulatory fees for Biodiversity Banking and Offset Scheme

Threatened Species Conservation (Biodiversity Banking) Regulation 2008, and Part 7A of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (‘TSC Act’) as inserted by the Threatened Species Conservation Amendment (Biodiversity Banking) Act 2006

Processing charges to be paid by participants in BioBanking

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

Other EPA licences and fees

3.33 

Registration of premises

Radiation Control Act 1990

The Act requires premises where radioactive material is kept to be registered

3.34 

Transfer of registration

Radiation Control Act 1990

Fee required where ownership of the premises or apparatus referred to above is transferred to another party

3.35 

Approval for personal monitoring devices

Radiation Control Regulation

The Regulation requires approval of providers of personal monitoring devices

3.36 

Approval for area monitoring devices

Radiation Control Regulation

The Regulation requires approval of an area monitoring device

LORD HOWE ISLAND BOARD

3.37 

Wharfage fees

Lord Howe Island Act 1953

 

3.38 

Public accommodation fee (accommodation levy)

Lord Howe Island Act 1953

 

3.39 

Business licence fee

Lord Howe Island Act 1953

 

3.40 

Garbage fees

Lord Howe Island Act 1953

 

3.41 

Animal registration fees

Lord Howe Island Act 1953

 

3.42 

Development and building application fees

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

 

3.43 

Hire vehicle fees

Lord Howe Island Act 1953

 

3.44 

Liquor licence fees

Lord Howe Island Act 1953

 

3.45 

Lease transfer fees

Lord Howe Island Act 1953

 

3.46 

Long term accommodation fee

Lord Howe Island Act 1953

Paid for private accommodation for long term tourists

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

3.47 

Environment levy

Lord Howe Island Act 1953

Levy paid by tourists to the island which goes toward the upkeep and maintenance of the island and environmental programs

3.48 

Airport passenger levy

Lord Howe Island Act 1953

Levy paid by passengers for arriving on the Island via an aircraft

HUNTER WATER CORPORATION

3.49 

Conveyancing certificate

Hunter Water Act 1991

Statement of outstanding rates & charges

3.50 

Service location diagram

Hunter Water Act 1991

Location of sewer and/or water mains in relation to property boundaries

3.51 

Statement of available pressure and flow

Hunter Water Act 1991

 

3.52 

Hydraulic design assessment

Hunter Water Act 1991

 

3.53 

Backflow prevention application device annual administration fee

Hunter Water Act 1991

 

3.54 

Determining requirements for building over/adjacent to sewer

Hunter Water Act 1991

 

3.55 

Application to assess encroachment on hunter water land, easement right of assets

Hunter Water Act 1991

Fees imposed in respect of new developments

3.56 

Indicative developer charge application

Hunter Water Act 1991

Fees imposed in respect of new developments

3.57 

Major works design review and contract preparation

Hunter Water Act 1991

Fees imposed in respect of new developments

3.58 

Major works inspections fee

Hunter Water Act 1991

Fees imposed in respect of new developments

3.59 

Revision of development assessment requirements

Hunter Water Act 1991

IPART determined compulsory audit and administration fees imposed in respect of new developments

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

3.60 

Assessment of minor works

Hunter Water Act 1991

IPART determined compulsory audit and administration fees imposed in respect of new developments

3.61 

Minor works inspection fee

Hunter Water Act 1991

IPART determined compulsory audit and administration fees imposed in respect of new developments

3.62 

Major works inspection and WAE fee

Hunter Water Act 1991

IPART determined compulsory audit and administration fees imposed in respect of new developments

3.63 

Bond application

Hunter Water Act 1991

IPART determined compulsory audit and administration fees imposed in respect of new developments

3.64 

Bond variation

Hunter Water Act 1991

IPART determined compulsory audit and administration fees imposed in respect of new developments

3.65 

Application to connect or disconnect water & sewer services (combined application)

Hunter Water Act 1991

Administrative charge associated with the provision/cessation of water, sewer or drainage services

3.66 

Property sewerage diagram — up to and including A4 size (where available)

Hunter Water Act 1991

Issue a copy of a diagram showing the location of the house‑service line, building and sewer for a property

3.67 

Request for separate metering of strata units

Hunter Water Act 1991

Process request for separate sub‑metering of individual units in a registered strata plan

3.68 

Pump station design assessment

Hunter Water Act 1991

Audit of pump station design to ensure compliance with Hunter Water standards

3.69 

Backflow prevention device application and registration fee

Hunter Water Act 1991

A charge for the initial registration of a backflow prevention device

3.70 

Building over or adjacent to sewer advice

Hunter Water Act 1991

Statement regarding past build over sewer or water main

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

3.71 

Development assessment application — section 50

Hunter Water Act 1991

IPART determined compulsory audit and administration fees imposed in respect of new developments

3.72 

Application for additional sewer connection

Hunter Water Act 1991

Advise requirements of an additional junction to an existing serviced lot

3.73 

Application for water service connection

Hunter Water Act 1991

Process and approve connection to water mains via a tee and valve

3.74 

Stormwater channel connection

Hunter Water Act 1991

Approval to connect to storm water channel including advice regarding construction requirements

3.75 

Connect to existing water system — major works (valve shutdown)

Hunter Water Act 1991

Shutdown and charge up of a main by Hunter Water Operations Group to allow connection to existing water system for major works

3.76 

Insertion or removal tee & valve (valve shutdown and charge up)

Hunter Water Act 1991

Shutdown and charge up of a main by Hunter Water Operations Group to allow insertion or removal of tee and valve

3.77 

Meter affixtures/handling fee

Hunter Water Act 1991

Administration charge for installation of 20 mm and 25 mm water meters on customers’ properties by Hunter Water

3.78 

Inspection of non‑compliant meters

Hunter Water Act 1991

Administration charge for inspection of properties to assess requirements for making a meter accessible and/or where a second inspection is required for strata metering

3.79 

Connect to, or building over/adjacent to, a storm water channel for a single residence

Hunter Water Act 1991

Administration charge for processing applications for single residence connection to/over storm water channels

3.80 

Servicing and strategy review

Hunter Water Act 1991

Administration charge for reviewing strategies prepared by developers

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

3.81 

Application to assess a sewer main adjustment

Hunter Water Act 1991

Administration charge associated with moving a fitting and/or adjusting a section of sewer main

3.82 

Meter reading — special reads and by appointment

Hunter Water Act 1991

IPART determined fee for reading a water meter and supplying a statement

3.83 

Water reconnection — after restriction

Hunter Water Act 1991

IPART determined fee for reconnecting a water service connection after it has been restricted

3.84 

Application for water disconnection

Hunter Water Act 1991

Administration charge for processing applications for disconnecting a water service

3.85 

Application to assess a water main adjustment

Hunter Water Act 1991

Administration charge for processing applications for adjusting a water main including preliminary advice regarding the projects feasibility

3.86 

Application to connect or disconnect sewer or for a special internal inspection permit

Hunter Water Act 1991

Administration charge associated with the provision/cessation of water, sewer or drainage services

3.87 

Application for water/sewer main extensions

Hunter Water Act 1991

Administration charge for processing applications to extend sewer and/or sewer mains for unserviced properties

3.88 

Tee and valve connection

Hunter Water Act 1991

Administration charge for water services greater than 80 mm diameter requiring special connection arrangements

3.89 

Remote application fee

Hunter Water Act 1991

IPART determined fee for processing applications for a compliance certificate in an area that is remote from Hunter Water Services

3.90 

Application for recycled water disconnection

Hunter Water Act 1991

Process applications to disconnect a recycled water service

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

3.91 

Application for recycled water service connection — domestic

Hunter Water Act 1991

Process applications to connect a new recycled water service

3.92 

Backflow device test

Hunter Water Act 1991

Testing of a customer’s backflow device

3.93 

Unauthorised connections

Hunter Water Act 1991

Fee to recover costs when a connection is located but no application has been lodged

3.94 

Building plan stamping

Hunter Water Act 1991

A fee for reviewing and stamping new building and development plans

3.95 

Major works design re‑assessment

Hunter Water Act 1991

A fee for additional review when a developer’s plans are re‑submitted

3.96 

Environmental Assessment report

Hunter Water Act 1991

A fee for the review of an Environmental Assessment report prepared for the water, sewer or recycled water infrastructure servicing a development

3.97 

Inspection of a Water Cart Tanker

Hunter Water Act 1991

Initial inspection fee for a new Water Cart Tanker

3.98 

Re‑inspection of a Water Cart Tanker due to non‑compliance

Hunter Water Act 1991

Re‑inspection fee for a Water Cart Tanker that was previously non‑compliant

3.99 

Affix a separate meter to a unit

Hunter Water Act 1991

Affix a meter to a unit in a registered Strata Plan

3.100 

Recycled water meter affix fee

Hunter Water Act 1991

Installation of a water meter to the recycled water connection framework

3.101 

Connect to existing water system — major works (non‑valve shutdown)

Hunter Water Act 1991

Shutdown and charge up of a main by Hunter Water Operations Group to allow connection to existing water system for major works

3.102 

insertion or removal tee & valve (non‑valve shutdown and charge up)

Hunter Water Act 1991

Shutdown and charge up of a main by Hunter Water Operations Group to allow insertion or removal of tee and valve

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

SYDNEY WATER

3.103 

Large water main connection approval 32‑65 mm, individual or joint application, excluding any subsequent labour charge

Sydney Water Act 1994

An application to connect to the Corporation’s mains for the purpose of domestic, water sprinklers, fire hydrants and wall drenching

3.104 

Large water main connection application 80 mm, excluding any subsequent labour charge

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for the Corporation to carry out a large connection to its water main

3.105 

Water main fitting adjustment application, excluding any subsequent labour charge

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for an accredited supplier to lower or raise an existing water main fitting

3.106 

Sewer junction connection application, excluding any subsequent labour charge

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for an accredited supplier to insert a junction into Sydney Water’s sewer line

3.107 

Sewer sideline connection application, excluding any subsequent labour charge

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for an accredited supplier to extend a junction to provide a suitable point of connection

3.108 

Dis‑use of sewer application

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for Sydney Water to investigate the feasibility to dis‑use an existing Sydney Water sewer

3.109 

Application/agreement/ renewal for sewer use regarding trade waste

Sydney Water Act 1994

An application/agreement/ renewal for sewer use regarding trade waste including assessed pollutant and site pollutant charges, but excluding the charges made for additional inspections

3.110 

Connection to storm channel application

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application to connect to the Corporation’s stormwater channel greater than 300 mm

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

3.111 

Subdivider/developer compliance certificate

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for a subdivider/developer compliance certificate which states that the proposed development complies with section 73 (also known as section 73 certificate)

3.112 

Property sewerage diagram

Sydney Water Act 1994

Diagram showing the location of the house service line, building and sewer for a property

3.113 

Sydney Water supply system diagram

Sydney Water Act 1994

Large plan showing water, sewer and drainage assets covering a large area in a single plot

3.114 

Developer charges and contributions

Sydney Water Act 1994

Includes the contribution of assets under Division 9 of the Sydney Water Act and contribution of assets arising under paragraph 38(1)(a) and section 44 of the Sydney Water Act

3.115 

Conveyancing certificate

Sydney Water Act 1994

A statement of charges and payments at a specific date under section 66

3.116 

Vent shaft adjustment application

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for Sydney Water to investigate the feasibility of relocating or disusing a sewer vent shaft and an accredited supplier to undertake the work

3.117 

Building over sewer/adjacent to sewer letter

Sydney Water Act 1994

A statement of approval status for existing building over or adjacent to sewer

3.118 

Product approval application, excluding evaluation and consultation fees

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for authorisation of a pipeline or trade waste product for use on infrastructure

3.119 

Building plan approval

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for approval of building/development plans for compliance with Sydney Water’s requirements

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

3.120 

Service location print

Sydney Water Act 1994

A plan showing the location of sewer and/or water mains, services and connection points in relation to a property’s boundaries

3.121 

Request for asset construction details

Sydney Water Act 1994

Detailed map of Sydney Water assets showing water, sewer, drainage

3.122 

Pump application (water)

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application to approve a pump that draws water from Sydney Water’s main

3.123 

Special date of connection enquiries

Sydney Water Act 1994

Inquiry to determine the date of connection of the property to Sydney Water’s sewer

3.124 

Diagram discrepancy/HS85

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for Sydney Water to undertake an estimation of private sewer lines for a property where no diagram currently exists

3.125 

Cancellation of plumbers permit

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for Sydney Water to cancel a plumber’s permit

3.126 

Sewer main adjustment application

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for Sydney Water to investigate the feasibility of relocating or adjusting existing Sydney Water infrastructure

3.127 

Water main adjustment application

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for Sydney Water to investigate the feasibility of relocating or adjusting existing Sydney Water infrastructure

3.128 

Plumbing and drainage inspection application

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for Sydney Water to inspect any plumbing and sanitary plumbing and drainage installation. This includes updating the sewerage service diagrams on completion, but excludes any inspection/reinspection labour charge

3.129 

Water and sewer extension application

Sydney Water Act 1994

An application seeking an extension of a water or sewer main to a property to make a new connection

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

3.130 

Extended private service application

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for Sydney Water to investigate feasibility to permit an extended private water service and provide a point of connection

3.131 

Water main disconnection application

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for water main disconnection

3.132 

Plumbing and drainage quality assurance application

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for Sydney Water to provide a Quality Assurance audit role on any plumbing, sanitary and drainage installations

3.133 

Alternative water inspection application

Sydney Water Act 1994

Application for Sydney Water to review the proposed connection to an alternative water source, that is, bore water, grey water

3.134 

Subdivider/developer feasibility application

Sydney Water Act 1994

An application for an indication of potential servicing requirements. This also includes an indication on developer charges for a development proposal

3.135 

Road closure application

Sydney Water Act 1994

An application to determine whether Sydney Water’s assets would be affected by a proposed permanent road closure

3.136 

Water main connection application (20‑25 mm) excluding any subsequent labour charge

Sydney Water Act 1994

An application to connect to the Corporation’s main

CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITIES

3.137 

Catchment contributions

Catchment Management Authorities Act 2003, section 33

Contribution to fund catchment activities in the annual implementation programs approved by the Minister

3.138 

Regulatory fees

Catchment Management Authorities Act 2003, No. 104, section 32 (c) and (d)

Fees are paid where an authority receives any application for its approval or permissions, or gives an approval or permission

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

CHIPPING NORTON LAKE AUTHORITY

3.139 

Fees and charges

Chipping Norton Lake Authority Act 1977

Fees for extraction of sand or other material

HUNTER — CENTRAL RIVERS CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

3.140 

Catchment contribution

Catchment Management Authorities Act 2003

Hunter‑Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority Regulation 2005

An environmental levy that is used to mitigate flooding, control future flooding risks, improve water quality and water management and enhance natural vegetation

HEALTH ‘CLUSTER’

Including NSW Department of Health, Medical Board, Pharmacy Board, Dental Board, and Registration Boards for Chiropractors, Dental Technicians, Nurses and Midwives, Optical Dispensers, Optometrists, Osteopaths, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Psychologists and the Health Care Complaints Commission

4.1 

Legal costs

Chiropractors Act 2001; Dental Practice Act 2001; Medical Practice Act 1992; Nurses and Midwives Act 1991; Optometrists Act 2002; Osteopaths Act 2001; Pharmacy Practice Act 2005; Physiotherapists Act 2001; Psychologists Act 2001; Podiatrists Act 2003

Legal costs awarded in disciplinary proceedings by a Tribunal constituted under the relevant Act

4.2 

Registration and other fees payable under the Act

Chiropractors Act 2001 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the Chiropractors Registration Board for matters such as registration, annual renewal and re‑registration, examination fees and administrative fees in relation to the Register

4.3 

Registration and other fees payable under the Act

Dental Practice Act 2001 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the Dental Board for matters such as registration, annual renewal and re‑registration, examination fees and administrative fees in relation to the Register

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

4.4 

Registration and other fees payable under the Act

Dental Technicians Registration Act 1975 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the Dental Technicians Registration Board for matters such as registration, annual renewal and re‑registration, examination fees and administrative fees in relation to the Register

4.5 

Subpoenas and summons

Health Care Complaints Act 1993

Subpoenas and summons issued by the Commission as part of investigations or proceedings

4.6 

Registration and other fees payable under the Act

Health Practitioner Regulation Act 2009 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid for matters such as accreditation, registration, endorsement or renewal of registration, examination or assessment fees, and fees related to the register

4.7 

Registration and other fees payable under the Act

Medical Practice Act 1992 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the New South Wales Medical Board for matters such as registration, annual renewal and re‑registration, examination fees and administrative fees in relation to the Register

4.8 

Licensing and other fees payable under the Act

Mental Health Act 2007 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the Department of Health for matters such as the licensing of private mental health facilities

4.9 

Registration and other fees payable under the Act

Nurses and Midwives Act 1991 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the Nurses and Midwives Board for matters such as registration, annual renewal and re‑registration, examination fees and administrative fees in relation to the Register

4.10 

Registration and other fees payable under the Act

Optical Dispensers Act 1963 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the Optical Dispensers Licensing Board for matters such as registration, annual renewal and re‑registration, examination fees and administrative fees in relation to the Register

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

4.11 

Registration and other fees payable under the Act

Optometrists Act 2002 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the Optometrists Registration Board for matters such as registration, annual renewal and re‑registration, examination fees and administrative fees in relation to the Register

4.12 

Registration and other fees payable under the Act

Osteopaths Act 2001 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the Osteopaths Registration Board for matters such as registration, annual renewal and re‑registration, examination fees and administrative fees in relation to the Register

4.13 

Registration and other fees payable under the Act

Pharmacy Practice Act 2005 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the Pharmacy Board of New South Wales for matters such as registration, annual renewal and re‑registration, examination fees and administrative fees in relation to the Register

4.14 

Registration and other fees payable under the Act

Podiatrists Act 2003 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the Podiatrists Registration Board for matters such as registration, annual renewal and re‑registration, examination fees and administrative fees in relation to the Register

4.15 

Licensing and other fees payable under the Act

Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 1966 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the Department of Health for matters such as applications for or renewals of licences or authorities to sell, manufacture, supply or wholesale goods regulated under the Act or Regulation

4.16 

Licensing and other fees payable under the Act

Private Health Facilities Act 2007 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the Department of Health for matters such as applications for or renewal, amendment or transfer of licences for private health facilities, or review of licensing decisions

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

4.17 

Registration and other fees payable under the Act

Psychologists Act 2001 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the Psychologists Registration Board for matters such as registration, annual renewal and re‑registration, examination fees and administrative fees in relation to the Register

4.18 

Regulatory control fees

Public Health Act 1991 and any Regulation made under that Act

All fees required to be paid to the Department of Health for matters relating to microbial control and regulation of the funeral industry

human services ‘cluster’

ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS NSW

5.1 

Community development levy

Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983

A levy payable by Local Aboriginal Land Councils when they dispose of an interest in land. The purpose of the levy is to create a Community Development Fund from which grants will be made to the most disadvantaged Aboriginal Land Councils

DEPARTMENT OF human SERVICES

5.2 

Adoption fees (in country)

Adoption Act 2000

Fee received from applicants seeking to adopt. Fee used to obtain professional assessment, for example, social worker, psychological reports, etc

5.3 

Overseas adoption receipts

Adoption Act 2000

Fee received from applicants seeking to adopt from overseas. Fee used to obtain assessment of applicants, for example, social worker, psychological reports, etc

5.4 

Family Information Services

Adoption Act 2000

Fees received for access to family records

5.5 

Licensing and application fee for children’s services

Children and Young Persons (Care & Protection) Act 1998

License fee & application fee received for children’s services

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

5.6 

Right to Information application and processing charges

Government Information (Public Access) 2009

RTI application fees and processing charges, which includes the search fees, the extract of the information required, consultation and copying of document

5.7 

Fees on subpoenas

Rules of courts issuing subpoenas such as: Children’s Court Rule 2000, Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998

Subpoena fees ‑ fees for processing requests for information relevant to court proceedings

5.8 

Right to information application and processing charges

Government Information (Public Access) 2009

RTI application fees and processing charges, which includes the search fees, the extract of the information required, consultation and copying of document

INDUSTRY AND INVESTMENT ‘CLUSTER’

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY AND INVESTMENT

AGRICULTURE

6.1 

Beekeepers’ registration fees

Apiaries Act 1985

Fee for the right to keep bees

6.2 

Beekeeper’s compulsory levy

Apiaries Act 1985

Compulsory levy for all beekeepers to cover future compensation

6.3 

Other licences, permits and applications fees

Animal Research Act 1985

Fees for licences, accreditation and permits to allow the supply and use of animals for research purposes

6.4 

Other licences

Exhibited Animals Protection Act 1986

Fees for licences, approvals and permits to allow animals to be exhibited

6.5 

Non Indigenous Animals Act registration fees and permits

Non Indigenous Animals Act 1987

Fee for the right to keep certain non‑indigenous animals in licensed accommodation. The movement and transportation of an animal

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.6 

Poultry growers’ registration fees

Poultry Meat Industry Act 1986

Poultry Meat Industry Regulations 2008

Fee paid for the right to raise poultry

6.7 

Ovine brucellosis fees

Stock Diseases Act 1923

Fees for examination and treatment of stock or artificial breeding material. Fees for any other service under this Act or regulations

6.8 

Health certificates

Permits, audits

Stock Diseases Act 1923

Movement of stock into other states may be required to have Health certificates before being allowed to enter. Fees for any other service under this Act or regulations

6.9 

Health certificates

Inspection fees

Plants Diseases Act 1924

Movement of plants or stock may require Health certification before being allowed entrance into certain parts of Australia for example, fruit will need this before being allowed into fruit fly free areas. Fees for inspection, treatment, quantity or condition

6.10 

Application fees and licences

Hemp Industry Act 2008

Hemp Industry Regulations 2008

All fees and licences prescribed in the Act and Regulations to allow the cultivation or supply of low THC hemp

6.11 

Livestock identification tags

Stock Diseases Act 1923

Stock Diseases (General) Regulation 2004

Costs associated with compulsory permanent identification of stock under Clause 22 subclause (1) of the Act

fisheries

6.12 

Boat licences

Fisheries Management Act 1994

Boat licence fees paid by commercial fisheries in order for them to operate as commercial fishers. Fees are payable according to the size of the vessel and crew number. There are also fees for transferring vessels from one fisher to another on sale of business

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.13 

Fisher licences

Fisheries Management Act 1994

Licence fees paid by commercial fishers

6.14 

Fisher management fees

Fisheries Management Act 1994

All commercial fishers are required to pay various management fees, including transfer charges, for their respective fishery for example, abalone, prawn trawl, rock lobster

6.15 

Miscellaneous permits

Fisheries Management Act 1994

The Department levies fees and charges relating to permits for various activities including fish farms, dredging, fish receivers, etc

6.16 

Net registrations

Fisheries Management Act 1994

Registration fees for fishing nets

6.17 

Inland recreational fishing licence

Fisheries Management Act 1994

This licence pertains to the right to recreational fishing in inland waterways

6.18 

Community contributions

Fisheries Management Act 1994

Periodic contributions that shareholders in a share managed fishery, for example, abalone, are required to make their right of access to the fishery. It is an economic resource rent tax, which is based on the idea that those who profit from the use of public resources should have to remit some of their profit back

6.19 

Research levy for commercial fishers

Fisheries Management Act 1994

Levied on all commercial fishers and forms part of the fishers licence renewal fee. The funds are used for industry related research by the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation

6.20 

Aquaculture permit application fees

Fisheries Management Act 1994

Fees aquaculture operators pay when they apply for a permit to conduct aquaculture

6.21 

Aquaculture lease application fees

Fisheries Management Act 1994

Fees aquaculture operators pay when they apply for a lease to conduct aquaculture in a certain area

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.22 

Aquaculture research levy

Fisheries Management Act 1994

Charge levied on all fish farm permit holders to provide funds for research into the aquaculture activities administered by AMRAC (Aquaculture Management and Research Advisory Committee)

6.23 

Copies of licence and permits

Fisheries Management Act 1994

This fee is payable when a licence or permit issued by NSW Fisheries has to be replaced

6.24 

Recreational fishing fee

Fisheries Management and Environmental Assessment Act 2000, section 34B

A recreational fishing fee is payable by recreational fishers as required by Division 4A of the Act

6.25 

Commercial fishers annual rental charge

Fisheries Management and Environmental Assessment Legislation Amendment Act 2000

Commercial fishers involved in Category 2 share management fisheries are required to pay a compulsory annual rental charge which is a payment for their privileged access to a community owned resource (synonymous with the community contributions paid by a fisher in a Category 1 share management fishery)

6.26 

Environmental assessment contributions

Fisheries Management and Environmental Assessment Legislation Amendment Act 2000

Commercial fishers are required to pay these compulsory management fees in order to operate in their fisheries. These funds will be used for environmental assessment activities

6.27 

Charter boat licence fee

Fisheries Management (General) Amendment (Charter Fishing Boats) Regulation 2000

Compulsory licence fee payable by charter boat operators

6.28 

Fishing fee exemption certificate fee

Fisheries Management (General) Amendment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulation 2001

Compulsory fee payable in order to obtain an exemption certificate

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.29 

Share management fisheries application fees

Fisheries Management Act 1994 and Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2002

Commercial fishers can apply for shares in a fishery after it becomes a share management Fishery. The following fisheries have now been so gazetted: Estuary General, Estuary Prawn Trawl, Ocean Hauling, Ocean Trawl and Ocean Trap and Line. Shares in each fishery will be allocated on a provisional basis, using catch history and other relevant factors

6.30 

Fishery monitoring program fees

Fisheries Management Act 1994 and Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2002

Commercial fishers will be required to pay these fees from 1 July 2004 for fishery monitoring programs including elements of ‘observer program’, stock assessment’, ‘port based landings monitoring’, ‘catch and effort data collection’ and ‘performance reporting’

BANANA INDUSTRY COMMITTEE

6.31 

Plantation levy — (Northern growers)

Banana Industry Act 1987

Industry development — pest and disease control

6.32 

Plantation levy — (Southern growers)

Banana Industry Act 1987

Industry development — pest and disease control

6.33 

Plantation levy

Banana Industry Act 1987

Information and education

6.34 

Plantation levy

Banana Industry Act 1987

Research and development

6.35 

Plantation levy

Banana Industry Act 1987

Advertising and promotion

6.36 

Plantation levy

Banana Industry Act 1987

Administration

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

BOARD OF VETERINARY SURGEONS OF NSW

6.37 

Recording in a register additional particulars

Veterinary Practice Act 2003

Where a surgeon applies for particulars to be recorded in a register in addition to those required to be recorded under this Act. For example, if the surgeon is registered in another State he/she may want this information included

6.38 

Application for Registration — Full registration

(a)   employed in private practice $100

(b)   employed in public sector $50

Veterinary Practice Act 2003

A person will receive full registration as a veterinary surgeon if they hold an academic award in veterinary science extending over the last five years and in a general study of veterinary science

6.39 

Application for registration — Limited registration $200

Veterinary Practice Act 2003

A person will receive limited registration as a veterinary surgeon if the registration enables them to carry on practice of veterinary science for a specific purpose for a limited time and the qualifications of that person justify registration

6.40 

Application for registration — Specialist registration $200

Veterinary Practice Act 2003

A person will receive registration as a specialist veterinary surgeon in a prescribed branch if the surgeon has such qualifications in veterinary science and such experience in the practice of veterinary science as to justify the registration

6.41 

Annual roll fee

(i)    in private practise $225

(ii)    in public sector $140

Veterinary Practice Act 2003

Paid annually by each registered veterinarian

6.42 

Restoration to roll fee $250

Veterinary Practice Act 2003

Penalty fee imposed when a veterinarian has been removed from the roll for non‑payment of the above fees. Must be paid before restoration

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.43 

Recording in a register additional particulars

Veterinary Practice Act 2003

Where a surgeon applies for particulars to be recorded in a register in addition to those required to be recorded under this Act. For example, if the surgeon is registered in another State he/she may want this information included

MURRAY VALLEY (NSW) WINE GRAPE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

6.44 

Compulsory charge

Agricultural Industry Services (Murray Valley (NSW) Wine Grape Industry Development Committee) Act) 1999

Levy on tonnes of wine grapes delivered to wineries

NSW GAME COUNCIL

6.45 

Application fee for different types and classes of gaming hunting licences

Game and Feral Animal Control Act 2002

Game and Feral Animal Control Regulations 2004, Part 3, section 16 1 and 2

Both general and restricted classes of:

(a)   standard hunting licence

(b)   visitors hunting licence

(c)   hunting guide licence, and

(d)   commercial hunting licence

RURAL LANDS PROTECTION BOARD

6.46 

Board must levy general and animal health rates

Rural Lands Protection Act 1998, section 62

Board must levy rates on occupiers of all rateable land

6.47 

Board may levy special purpose rate

Rural Lands Protection Act 1998, section 62

Exercising noxious weed control functions under Noxious Weeds Act 1993

6.48 

Liability of a person who becomes the occupier

Rural Lands Protection Act 1998, section 66

The owner is liable for payment of the current rate and any arrears of the previous owner

6.49 

Certificate as to rates, charges and other matters (liability of a person who becomes the occupier)

Rural Lands Protection Act 1998, section 236

Application for a certificate must be accompanied by the fee prescribed in the regulations

6.50 

Measures to facilitate the recovery of rates, charges and other amounts

Rural Lands Protection Act 1998, section 200 and 201

Subject to the payment of such fees as may be prescribed

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.51 

Issue of transported stock statements

Rural Lands Protection Act 1998, section 140C, 140D

Pastoral and Agricultural Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2002 No. 33

Accompanied by such fee as may be determined by the board concerned (being a fee not exceeding those prescribed by the Regulations for the purposes of this section)

6.52 

Impound of bees

Rural Lands Protection Act 1998, section 125

The person must pay to the Board the impounding fee prescribed in the regulations

6.53 

Pest Control Orders

Rural Lands Protection Act 1998, section 155, 156

(Declared Minister for Primary Industry under section 143)

Supply owners/occupiers with lawful and specified methods of control/eradication, of declared pest animals, such as fumigates and pesticides in a manner complying with the Pesticides Act 1978, by the Board’s authorised control officer — prescribed methods of off label permits

6.54 

Board may levy a special noxious animal (special purpose) rate

Rural Lands Protection Act 1998, section 62

The Board may levy a rate to defray any costs incurred

6.55 

Boards may be required to impose a levy (special purpose rate)

Rural Lands Protection Act 1998, section 62

Noxious insects permit raised on all occupiers of rateable land

6.56 

Pest Animal Control — supply and/or application of prescribed methods of eradication

Rural Lands Protection Act 1998, section 143, in conjunction with sections 153 and 156

Prescribed methods of suppressing and destroying noxious animals that require mandatory issue of permit and supply or possession without such is an offence

6.57 

OJD (Ovine Johnes Disease) compulsory levy

Agricultural Livestock (Diseases and Control Funding) Act 1998

RLP Boards have a statutory duty to collect this industry levy under the provisions of the Act

Rural Lands Protection Regulation 1995

6.58 

Making and levying of rates

Regulation 7, 8 and 9

Levying of general and animal health and special purpose (eradication) rates

6.59 

Property search

Regulation 65

Search fees RLP Act and Stock Diseases Act, as prescribed

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.60 

Fees payable for transported stock statements

Regulation 37

Prescribed fee

NSW FOOD AUTHORITY

6.61 

Meat licence fees

Food Act 2003: Consolidation Food Regulation 2005

Regulation and Meat Hygiene: Re

1     Human Consumption — Abattoirs, Meat Processing Plants, Meat Vans, Meat Retail Premises, Game Meat Processing Plants, Game Meat Vans

2     Animal Food — Animal Food Processing Plants, Knackeries, Animal Food Vans

3     Other — Rendering Plants

6.62 

Meat industry levies

Meat Industry Act 1978: Meat Industry (Meat Industry Levy) Regulation 1999

Rural Lands Protection Act 1998: Rural Lands Protection (General) Regulation 2001

The levy is payable by every occupier of land liable to pay an animal heath rate under the Rural Lands Protection (General) Regulation 2001

6.63 

Seafood business licence fees and levies

Food Act 2003: Consolidation Food Regulation 2005

Includes fees for carrying on a seafood business and associated annual levies

6.64 

Shellfish levies

Food Act 2003: Consolidation Food Regulation 2005

Includes Local and State Shellfish Program Levies

6.65 

Dairy licence fees

Food Act 2003: Consolidation Food Regulation 2005

Includes licence fees to carry on business as dairy farmer, operating a milk store, operating a dairy produce factory, operating a dairy produce store, a vehicle vendor, a milk farm collector, and other licence fees as NSW Food Authority so determines

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.66 

Plant products licence fees

Food Act 2003: Consolidated Food Regulation 2005

Includes licence fees for the handling of fresh cut fruit, fresh cut vegetable, vegetables in oil, unpasteurised juice, seed sprouts

6.67 

Egg licence fees

Food Act 2003: Consolidated Food Regulation 2005

Includes licence fees for the processing, manufacture and farming of eggs and egg products, for poultry and duck

6.68 

Food suppliers to vulnerable populations

Food Act 2003: Consolidated Food Regulation 2005

Includes licence fees for the supply of food to, within and by:

       Hospitals

       Aged care facilities

       Nursing homes

6.69 

Catering licence fees

Food Act 2003: Consolidated Food Regulation 2005

Includes licence fees for the supply of food to, within and by industrial, commercial, institutional and non‑institutional caterers

6.70 

Meals on wheels licence fees

Food Act 2003: Consolidated Food Regulation 2005

Includes licence fees for the supply of food to and by meals on wheels associations, businesses and organisations

6.71 

Childcare facility licence fees

Food Act 2003: Consolidated Food Regulation 2005

Includes licence fees for the supply of food to, within and by childcare facilities

ENERGY

6.72 

Pipeline licence fees, search fees, transfer fees

Pipelines Act 1967

Pipeline Regulations 2005

Annual licence fees under the Pipelines Act 1967 are imposed as a means of recovering administration of the Act, and are determined on a cost per kilometre basis

Fees and charges in connection with the administration or execution of the Act

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.73 

Energy labelling fees/Minimum energy performance standards fees, Application fees, Transfer fees

Energy & Utilities Administration Regulation 2006

Electricity (Consumer Safety) Regulation 2006

Regulatory fee. All major appliances are required to be labelled. Each model of an appliance must be registered and pay the fee

Fees and charges in connection with the administration or execution of the Acts

6.74 

Capital contributions

Network service providers’ licence

Electricity Supply Act 1995

Electricity distributors non contestable augmentation charges under section 25 of the Act and capital assets gifted to or vested in the distributors

A levy determined in respect of that year by order of the Governor and payable by a licence

Fees and charges in connection with the administration or execution of the Act

6.75 

Cathodic protection system fees

Application fees, annual fees, examination or testing fees

Electricity Supply Act 1995

Electricity Supply (Corrosion Protection) Regulation 2008

Registration fee for Cathodic Protection System

Fees and charges in connection with the administration or execution of the Act

6.76 

Application fees for accreditation as an energy saving certificate provider, transfer fees

Electricity Supply (General) Regulations 2001

Fees and charges in connection with the administration or execution of the Act

TRANSGRID

6.77 

Property inquiries for land conveyancing

Conveyancing Act 1919

Conveyancing (Sale of Land) Regulation 2005

Search fee on information regarding TransGrid’s existing right or interest in the land or any TransGrid — Board approved proposal which would affect title to land

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

FORESTRY

6.78 

Application for forest lease

Forestry Act 1916

Forestry Regulation 2009, Clause 31 and Schedule 1

Compulsory. Generally 6‑10 years but permissible for 50 years or longer. For any purpose approved by the Forestry Commission and not opposed to the interests of forestry

6.79 

Application for occupation permit

Forestry Act 1916

Forestry Regulation 2009, Clause 31 and Schedule 1

Compulsory, often annual but varies from months to 10 years, for the right to occupy land within State Forest timber or flora reserves and certain other Crown lands for various purposes including grazing, sawmills, charcoal burning, beekeeping, communication towers and transmission lines, etc

6.80 

Application for sawmill licence

Forestry Act 1916

Forestry Regulation 2009, Clause 31 and Schedule 1

Compulsory (see sawmill licence below)

6.81 

Clearing licence

Forestry Act 1916 section 27F & Forestry Regulation 2009, Clause 48

Compulsory, as required, normally current for about two years. For the right to clear timber or other vegetation from State forest, timber reserves or flora reserves

6.82 

Contractor’s licence

Forestry Act 1916

Forestry Regulation 2009, Clause 43 and Schedule 1

Compulsory, generally annual. Engaged by holders of timber licences to obtain timber, forest products or forest materials (gravel, sand etc) from Crown timber lands

6.83 

Forest materials licence

Forestry Act 1916

Forestry Regulation 2009, Clause 35 and Schedule 1

Compulsory, term varies (generally renewed annually) for right to take sand, gravel etc from Crown timber lands

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.84 

Operators licence

Forestry Act 1916

Forestry Regulation 2009, Clause 43 and Schedule 1

Compulsory, generally annual. Engaged by holders of timber licences or by contractors to obtain timber, forest products or forest materials (gravel, sand etc) from Crown timber lands see sawmill licence

6.85 

Permission to work a sawmill

Forestry Act 1916

Forestry Regulation 2009, Clause 47 and Schedule 1

Compulsory, generally annual

6.86 

Products licence

Forestry Act 1916

Forestry Regulation 2009, Clause 35 and Schedule 1

Compulsory, term varies (generally 3‑12 months) for right to take forest products (vegetation other than timber) from Crown timber lands

6.87 

Sawmill licence

Forestry Act 1916 section 28 and Forestry Regulation 2009, Schedule 1

Compulsory, annual charge (generally renewed annually) for right to operate a sawmill in NSW

6.88 

Timber licence

Forestry Act 1916 section 27A and Forestry Regulation 2009, Schedule 1

Compulsory, annual charge (generally renewed annually) for right to take timber from Crown timber land in NSW

6.89 

Transfer of forest lease

Forestry Act 1916

Forestry Regulation 2009, Clause 37 and Schedule 1

See application for forest lease

6.90 

Transfer of occupation permit

Forestry Act 1916

Forestry Regulation 2009, Clause 37 and Schedule 1

See application for occupation permit

6.91 

Transfer of sawmill licence

Forestry Act 1916

Forestry Regulation 2009, Clause 37 and Schedule 1

See sawmill licence

6.92 

Transfer of timber licence, products licence or forest materials licence

Forestry Act 1916

Forestry Regulation 2009, Clause 37 and Schedule 1

See licences above

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.93 

Application for approval of preservative treatment and registration of brand

Timber Marketing Act 1977

Timber Marketing Regulation 2005, Clause 15 (2)

Compulsory, regulatory

6.94 

Application for renewal of approval of preservative treatment and registration of brand

Timber Marketing Act 1977

Timber Marketing Regulation 2005, Clause 16 (2)

Compulsory, regulatory

6.95 

Application for variation of approval of preservative treatment and registration of brand

Timber Marketing Act 1977

Timber Marketing Regulation 2005, Clause 17 (2)

Compulsory, regulatory

6.96 

Application for transfer of approval of preservative treatment and registration of brand

Timber Marketing Act 1977

Timber Marketing Regulation 2005, Clause 18 (2)

Compulsory, regulatory

COUNTRY ENERGY

6.97 

Building plans

Water Management Act 2000 and Electricity Supply Act 1995

Building plan approvals for new connections and extensions, including plan printing and plan plotting

6.98 

Capital contributions

Electricity Supply Act 1995

Electricity distributors non‑contestable augmentation charges under section 25 of the Act and capital assets gifted to or vested in the distributors

6.99 

Water charges

Water Management Act 2000

Includes application, site inspection, statement of available water pressure

6.100 

Sewerage charges

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.101 

Trade waste charges

Water Management Act 2000

Includes application, inspection, annual trade waste fees, trade waste usage and excess mass charges

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.102 

On‑site sewerage

Management system

Application building

Application

Approval to operate and inspection fees

Water Management Act 2000

Includes site inspection for water‑sewerage, backflow prevention device testing and certification

6.103 

Developer charges

Water Management Act 2000

Developer charges in relation to water sewerage and drainage

6.104 

Drainage service charge

Water Management Act 2000

Standardised charge levied on properties

6.105 

Trade waste charges

Water Management Act 2000

Charges imposed relative to the strength and volume of discharge to the sewer system by non‑domestic customers

6.106 

Recoverable works

Water Management Act 2000

Recovery of costs in carrying out works

6.107 

Developer service charge

Water Management Act 2000

Cash contribution toward the cost of provision of water and sewerage services

6.108 

Developer/Third party contributed assets

Water Management Act 2000

Value of water and sewer piping acquired and installed by a developer and handed over to Country Energy ‘free of charge’

6.109 

Water supply connection/ Reconnection/ Disconnection charge

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.110 

Sewer connection fees

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.111 

Sewerage drainage plan fees

Water Management Act 2000

Includes sewer drainage diagrams, sewer long section and sewer connection diagram

6.112 

Sewerage drainage arrester approval

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.113 

Ratings certificate Part 2 (section 41)

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.114 

Urban development/ Rural development

Water Management Act 2000

Includes the water supply and sewer reticulation

6.115 

Raise/Lower/Adjust existing service

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.116 

Relocate existing service

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.117 

Compulsory meter fees

Water Management Act 2000

Includes meter fees, diversion permit meter fees, meter connection fees, meter installation and delivery, remote meter reading device fees, removal and testing of meters, and charging for portable metered hydrants. Associated with the provision of water or sewerage services

6.118 

Water meter reading fee

Water Management Act 2000

Fee for special reading of a water meter

6.119 

Fire service fees

Water Management Act 2000

Includes fire service resealing fee, fire service tariff, and fire service annual charge. Associated with the provision of water for fire services

6.120 

Application for fire service

Water Management Act 2000

Compulsory application fee paid by customers

6.121 

Water service installation

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.122 

Increase in size of water service

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.123 

Alteration from duel service to single

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.124 

Downgrade meter size

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.125 

Plumbing inspections

Water Management Act 2000

Compulsory inspection fee for regulatory purposes

6.126 

Plumbers application

Water Management Act 2000

Application fee required by government prior to undertaking an activity

6.127 

Conveyancing enquiry fees

Conveyancing Act 1919

Regulatory charges imposed to undertake an activity ‑ includes conveyancing certificate

6.128 

Vacant land charge

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

Charge for availability of water and sewerage services, even though the services are not connected

6.129 

Repair damaged water service

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.130 

Rectification of Illegal service

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.131 

Replace damaged water meter

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.132 

Asset location

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

Fee for locating asset — major or minor, critical or non‑critical infrastructure

6.133 

Replace water main before customer installations

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.134 

Standpipe hire and associated water usage charges

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.135 

Water licence and approval fees

Water Management Act 2000

Fees payable by applicants for lodgement, issue, transfer, amendment, renewal or extension of period of licences and approvals or the right to apply for licences

6.136 

Relocate existing stop valve or hydrant

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.137 

Non‑compliant trade waste charge

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

6.138 

Trade waste charges — Food waste disposal

Water Management Act 2000

Fees associated with the regulation of the supply of water

COAL COMPENSATION BOARD

6.139 

Appeal fees

Coal Acquisition Act 1981

Coal Acquisition (Compensation) Arrangements 1985

Coal Acquisition Act 1981

Coal Acquisition (Reacquisition Arrangements) Order 1997

Appeals lodged by the claimants for the amount of compensation determined

MINERAL RESOURCES

6.140 

Lodgement fees and mining lease fees as set out in the Government Gazette

Mining Act 1992

Mining Regulation 2003

Mining Amendment Act 2008

Fees and charges in connection with the administration or execution of the Act

6.141 

Any monies received as a tender for the grant of titles

Mining Act 1992

Mining Amendment Act 2008

There are provisions in the Mining Act 1992 for inviting tenders for the grant of titles

6.142 

Payment of royalty on minerals won on titles granted

Mining Act 1992

Mining Amendment Act

Payment of royalty is required by the Act and rates are set by Regulation

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.143 

Levies and fees

Mining Act 1992 (section 175 (2) (h) (h1))

Levies and fees imposed on mineral claims and opal prospector licences

6.144 

Mine safety levy imposed on insurers

Mine Safety (Cost Recovery) Act 2005

Payment of levies for the purpose of funding the regulatory activities in relation to mine safety

6.145 

Certificate of competency

Coal Mine Health & Safety Act 2002

Mine Health & Safety Act 2004

Prescribed fee to be paid by an applicant desiring to be examined to attain the certificate of competency

Replacement of certificate of competency

6.146 

Testing fees and other services for registration under this Act

Tourist or educational permits

Coal Mine Health & Safety Act 2002, Division 5, section 219

Mine Health & Safety Act 2004

For the testing and other services of plant or material for registration for the purpose of this Act

Issue of any tourist or educational permit

6.147 

Mutual recognition

Mutual Recognition (New South Wales) Act 1992

Trans‑Tasman Mutual Recognition (New South Wales) Act 1996

Fee imposed for the registration of a qualification

6.148 

Fees as set out in the Regulations to the Petroleum (Onshore) Act except those fees required in respect of requests under sections 118, 119 and 120

Petroleum (Onshore) Act 1991

Petroleum (Onshore) Regulations 2007

Regulatory Fees for lodgement of applications, the grant, transfer and renewal of titles and annual fees

6.149 

Payment of royalty on petroleum recovered from titles granted

Petroleum (Onshore) Act 1991

Payment of royalty is required by the Act and rates are set by Regulation

6.150 

Application fees, transfer fees and annual fees

Petroleum (Offshore) Act 1982

Petroleum (Offshore) Regulations 2006

These are fees set by Regulation for lodgement of applications, transfer of titles and annual fees

6.151 

Payment of royalty on petroleum recovered from titles granted

Petroleum (Offshore) Act 1982

Payment of royalty is required by the Act and rates are set by Regulation

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

MINES SUBSIDENCE BOARD

6.152 

Colliery contributions

Mine Subsidence Compensation Act 1961

Annual levy on proprietors of coal mines, to provide the prime source of funding for the Mine Subsidence Compensation Fund. No direct benefit is provided to individual proprietors, because the Fund covers all mine subsidence, including abandoned workings. There is a general benefit of statutory protection from common law actions for damage to improvements

6.153 

Certificate of compliance

Mine Subsidence Compensation Act 1961, section 15B

Certificate of compliance used in conveyance which certifies that a property is eligible for compensation where property being sold is in a proclaimed mine subsidence district

6.154 

Certificate of claims

Mine Subsidence Compensation Act 1961, section 15C

Tells whether a claim for compensation has been paid on the property

STATE WATER CORPORATION

6.155 

Rates and charges for private irrigation districts

Water Management Act 2000

Rates and charges for districts on land holders for the purpose of meeting liabilities and expenses of the district

NATURAL RESOURCES

6.156 

Water Act fees

Water Act 1912, Parts 2, 5 and 8

Fees under the Water Act payable by applicants for issue and renewal of permits or licences

6.157 

Fees prescribed by regulation

Western Lands Act 1901

Application fees, survey fees and any other fees which may from time to time be prescribed

6.158 

Fees approved by the Minister

Western Lands Act 1901

Application fees, notice of claim or dispute regarding fencing, surrender under section 33A or any other fees which may from time to time be approved by the Minister

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.159 

Permit fee

Rivers and Foreshores Improvement Act 1948

Permit required to make an excavation on, in or under protected land, or do anything which obstructs, or detrimentally affects the flow of protected waters or which is likely to do so

6.160 

Database search fees and provision of copies or extracts of documents or information from databases

Western Lands Act 1901

Water Act 1912

Water Management Act 2000

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Provision of information from records and databases

6.161 

Irrigation corporation operating licence fee

Water Management Act 2000

Water Management (Irrigation Corporations) Regulation 1995

Licence to operate as an irrigation corporation

6.162 

Irrigation corporation water management works licence fee

Water Management Act 2000

Water Management (Irrigation Corporations) Regulation 1995

Licence to operate water management works

6.163 

Irrigation corporation water service charges

Water Management Act 2000

Water Management (Irrigation Corporations) Regulation 1995

Service charges levied by the Water Administration Ministerial Corporation on Irrigation Corporations for river management, drainage, flood mitigation or other special purposes

6.164 

Rates charged by Bore Water and Irrigation Trusts

Water Management Act 2000

Rates levied by the Trusts on landowners for the purposes of maintenance, renewal and management of the works of the Trust District

6.165 

Water management licence fees

Water Act 1912, Part 9

License for water management authorities to operate water management works

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.166 

Fee for transfer of water allocation

Water Act 1912, Part 2

Water Management Act 2000

Fee payable by landowners for the transfer of water allocations

6.167 

Application for the authorisation of plantation or proposed plantation

Plantations and Reafforestation Act 1999

Application fees for the authorisation of plantation or proposed plantation

6.168 

Rates and charges by private irrigation districts

Water Management Act 2000

Rates and charges levied by Districts on land holders for the purpose of meeting liabilities and expenses of the District

6.169 

Fees and charges imposed by the Minister

Water Management Act 2000

Fees and charges, other than fees for services, imposed by the Minister under section 114 of the Act which are payable to the Department

6.170 

Development consent application fees

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Applications made for development consent of the Minister for the clearing of native vegetation or protected land in accordance with the requirements of the Native Vegetation Conservation Act 1997

6.171 

Licence and approval fees

Water Management Act 2000

Fees payable by applicants for lodgement, issue, transfer, amendment, renewal or extension of period of licences and approvals or the right to apply for licences

6.172 

Registration fees

Water Management Act 2000

Fees for registration of applications, licences, approvals, transactions, transfers, interests, dealings, caveats and other documents or entries in the registers required to be kept under the Act or the issue of a certificate or statement pursuant to those registers

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

6.173 

Licensing of forms

Water Management Act 2000

Examination and licensing of forms for dealings that are required by any Act to be in a specified form which is not a form licensed for use for the purposes of the Water Management Act

6.174 

Major utility charges

Water Management Act 2000

Compulsory charges for review of activities of major utilities carried out in compliance with Chapter 6, Part 1 of the Act

6.175 

Water management charges

Water Act 1912, Part 9

Compulsory charges for administration, review and compliance audit of the activities of water management authorities

6.176 

Annual fee for management of irrigation corporation licences

Water Management Act 2000

Water Management (Irrigation Corporations) Regulation 1995

Compulsory charges for administration, review and compliance audit of the activities of irrigation corporations

6.177 

Developer contributions

Water Management Act 2000

Cash contributions to water supply authorities towards the cost of water management works or the construction of such works as a precondition to the granting of a certificate of compliance for development in accordance with section 306 of the Act

6.178 

Contributions by timber plantation owners

Plantations and Reafforestation Act 1999

Contributions made by plantation owners to local authorities or other bodies designated by the Minister, to finance the provision of transport infrastructure, as provided by Part 5 of the Act

6.179 

Licence fee

Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997, section 31

Compulsory fee for the administration of the licence and monitoring compliance with the licence terms and conditions

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

WILD DOG DESTRUCTION BOARD

6.180 

Rates

Wild Dog Destruction Act 1921

Western Division landholders owning more than 1,000 hectares pay a levy according to the area owned

JUSTICE ‘CLUSTER’

ADMINISTRATIVE DECISIONS TRIBUNAL

7.1 

Fees

Administrative Decisions Tribunal Act 1997 and Regulations

Fees prescribed in relation to an item of business in the Administrative Decisions Tribunal

7.2 

Conduct money

Administrative Decisions Tribunal Act 1997 and Regulations

Fees associated with the production of documents pursuant to a summons

7.3 

Fees

Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009

Charge for an appeal to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND ATTORNEY GENERAL

7.4 

Liquor licences

Liquor Act 2007 and Regulations

Fees collected at Local Courts for the issue of licences under the Liquor Act

7.5 

Certificates

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 and Regulations

Fees for certificates issued at Local Courts

7.6 

Industrial relations commission fees

Industrial Relations Act 1996 and Regulations

Fees prescribed in relation to an item of business in the Industrial Relations Commission

7.7 

Dust diseases tribunal fees

Dust Diseases Tribunal Act 1989

Dust Diseases Tribunal Regulation 2007

All fees prescribed except service or attempted service of any process or other document, including service by post to a corporation and preparation of an affidavit of service at each address where service of the document is effected or attempted

7.8 

Family law courts fees

Family Law Act 1975 (Cwth)

Commonwealth contribution to the running of Family Law Courts (Commonwealth‑State agreement)

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

7.9 

Land and environment court fees

Land and Environment Court Act 1979 and Regulations

Civil Procedure Act 2005 and Regulations

Criminal Procedure Act 1986 and Regulations

Fees prescribed for filing matters, production of documents, making copies of certificates including filing fees for objector appeals and fees for the issuing of subpoenas for corporations

7.10 

Restitution orders raised

Victims Support and Rehabilitation Act 1996

Restitution Orders or Arrangements under the legislation

7.11 

Victims compensation levies

Victims Support and Rehabilitation Act 1996

State levy paid by offenders convicted of a criminal offence

7.12 

Payments into the Victims Compensation Fund

Section 68 of Victims Support & Rehabilitation Act 1996

All proceeds or profits confiscated under the Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime Act 1989

All money required to be credited to the Victims Compensation Fund by the Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990

7.13 

Annual fees

Professional Standards Act 1994 and Regulations

Annual fees, including interest on overdue annual fee, to the Professional Standards Council by the occupational associations whose members are subject to a professional standards scheme

7.14 

Fees (annual and applications)

Professional Standards Act and Regulations and Civil Law (Wrongs) Act 2002 and Regulations

Fees for application to approve, amend or revoke professional standards scheme and annual fees, including interest on overdue annual fee, to the Professional Standards Council by occupational associations whose members are subject to professional standards schemes in NSW and other jurisdiction

7.15 

Annulment fee

Section 50 of Fines Act 1996 and Regulations

Fee for application to the Local Court for re‑determination of application for annulment

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

7.16 

Legal practising certificates fees

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

Fees for Legal Practising Certificates including late payment fees under Part 2.4 of the Act

7.17 

Solicitors’ fidelity fund contributions

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

Contributions and levies required to be paid by Practitioners to the Fidelity fund under Part 3.4 of the Act

7.18 

Local registration of foreign lawyers

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

Fee for application for grant or renewal of local registration as a foreign lawyer under Part 2.7 of the Act

7.19 

Proposals for application of dormant fund

Dormant Funds Act 1942 and Regulations

Fees payable to the Commissioner with respect to any proposal for a dormant fund that is formulated by the Commissioner under section 11 of the Act

7.20 

Fees

Classification (Publication, Films and Computer Games) Enforcement Act 1995

Fees incurred for the provision of a certificate under section 87 of the Commonwealth Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995

7.21 

Internal reviews

Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998

Fees charged pursuant to subsection 54 (4) for the Privacy Commissioner to undertake an internal review on behalf of agencies

7.22 

Filing and review fees for costs assessment

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

Filing fees for an application for costs assessment, and filing fee for review by costs review panel under Part 3.2 of the Act

7.23 

Fees

Partnership Act 1892 and Regulations

All fees charged

7.24 

Conduct money

Dust Diseases Act 1989, section 20(6)

Fees associated with the production of documents pursuant to a subpoena

7.25 

Court fees and Sheriff’s fees

Civil Procedure Act 2005 and Regulations

All fees prescribed except service or attempted service of any process or other document by the Sheriff

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

7.26 

Conduct money

Civil Procedure Act 2005 and Regulations

Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005

Fees associated with the production of documents pursuant to a subpoena

7.27 

Fees

Commonwealth Service and Execution of Process Act 1992

Civil Procedure Act 2005 and Regulations

Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005

All fees payable in respect of registering a judgment for registration and issuing a sealed copy of a judgment for registration in the Supreme, District and Local Courts

7.28 

Fees

Criminal Procedure Act 1986 and Regulations

All fees prescribed

7.29 

Fees

Succession Act 2006 and Succession Regulation 2008

Fees prescribed to accompany any will that is deposited with the Registrar of the Supreme Court

LEGAL PROFESSION ADMISSION BOARD

7.30 

Section 26 application

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

A certificate stating whether a person is of sufficient good fame and character to be admitted as a lawyer

7.31 

Admission application — Forms 10 and 11

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

Application to be admitted as a lawyer in NSW. Applicants can be Australians or non‑Australians residing in Australia or overseas but all being admitted in NSW

7.32 

Re‑admission application — Form 12

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

Application for admission as a lawyer if a person has previously been removed from the Roll of Lawyers in NSW

7.33 

Certificate of admission — Form 7

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

Certificate stating that a person has been admitted as a legal practitioner/solicitor/ barrister/lawyer in NSW

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

7.34 

Original diplomas and certificates

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

Public Notaries Act 1997

A testamur of the Diploma in Law; or an original or duplicate certificate of admission as a legal practitioner, barrister, solicitor or lawyer or an original certificate of appointment as a Public Notary

7.35 

Other applications and certificates

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

A certificate stating that a person has met the academic requirements for admission as a lawyer; or a report on the examinations completed at the Board; or on completion of the Diploma in Law. Usually used for entry into further tertiary study or admission into another jurisdiction

7.36 

Other applications and certificates

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

An application for a determination of what, if any, additional subjects are required to complete the Diploma in Law or to satisfy the academic requirements for admission as a lawyer

7.37 

Late application (where permitted)

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

A fee charged on a range of applications, which have been lodged after the normal closing date has passed. It may be associated with the Diploma in Law course, admission as a lawyer, application for exemption of training requirements

7.38 

Practical training exemption application

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

An application made by those who claim that College based practical professional training is unnecessary because the practical experience and/or practical training they have previously completed is a sufficient substitute

7.39 

Public Notary appointment application

Public Notaries Act 1997

Similar to admission applications where a legal practitioner applies to be appointed as a public notary

7.40 

Certificate of current appointment — Form 4

Public Notaries Act 1997

Certificate that a Public Notary has been appointed in NSW

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

7.41 

Other applications

Public Notaries Act 1997

Application to vary on the Public Notary roll: a change of name; employment details; residential address etc

7.42 

Late application (where permitted)

Public Notaries Act 1997

A fee charged on a range of applications which have been lodged after the normal closing date has passed

7.43 

Annual notification by Public Notary in Form 6

Public Notaries Act 1997

Fees charged to public notaries for the compulsory annual notification of their particulars

7.44 

Academic exemption application

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

An application either made by those seeking academic credit for studies gained in a jurisdiction outside Australia or from another Australian University

7.45 

Rule 67 and student course applications

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

Fees charged to Students for seeking relaxation of the Board rules for various reasons

7.46 

Examinations

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

Fees charged for the provision of student examinations

7.47 

Unscheduled examination

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

Fees charged for the provision of student examinations taken at an unscheduled location including interstate or overseas

7.48 

Academic transcript

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

An academic transcript of the student’s record

7.49 

Interview with examiner

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

Fee charged for interview with examiner for feedback on Student performance

7.50 

Student registration

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

A registration fee for admission to the Board’s Diploma in Law course

7.51 

Rule 71 application fee

Legal Profession Act 2004 and Regulations

An application to the Board for review of an Examinations Committee determination

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

REGISTRY OF BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES

7.52 

Certificates

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 and Regulations

Adoption Act 2000

Certificate certifying particulars contained in an entry in the Register or a certificate certifying that no entry was located in the Register about a relevant registrable event, in respect of a period not exceeding 10 years

7.53 

Certificates

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 and Regulations

Certificate as to a recording in a pre‑1918 register kept under the Act where the applicant has provided the relevant number of the recording

7.54 

Certificates

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 and Regulations

Priority search or issue of a certificate of result of search in addition to any other fee

7.55 

Certificates

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 and Regulations

Search service. The search function is conducted by the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages and is only required for people whose origins are more obscure than the normal client. The immediate lineage may be obscured by complex family relationships. The end result is a certificate

7.56 

Certificates

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 and Regulations

Insertion in a recording of a name, an additional name or a change of name or any other particulars

7.57 

Certificates

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 and Regulations

Recording in the Register, subsequent to registration of the birth of a child, the name of or other particulars relating to a person as a parent of the child

7.58 

Certificates

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 and Regulations

Furnishing a certified copy of any record or document kept in the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, for which no fee is otherwise provided

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

7.59 

Certificates

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 and Regulations

Commemorative Certificates. introduced in 1994 a premium commemorative certificate

7.60 

Certificates

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 and Regulations

For search against any one name in the Register (including an index to the Register) in respect of a period not exceeding 10 years pursuant to an application under section 50 of the Act (including the fee for a certificate of result of any such search)

Section 50 of the Act refers to the issue of certificates relating to children of deceased persons

7.61 

Registry fees administration charges

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 and Regulations

For collection of certificates and fees for other states by the NSW Registry of BDM. For fax transmission of certificate information to Passport Australia

7.62 

Recognised details certificate

Courts and Crimes Legislation Amendments Act 2008

An application to apply for a recognised details certificate which is a certificate issued under section 32DD certifying the sex of a person who has undergone a sex affirmation

7.63 

Registration certificate

Relationships Register Act 2010 No 19 and Regulations

Certificate certifying particulars contained in an entry in the Register

7.64 

Revocation certificate

Relationships Register Act 2010 No 19 and Regulations

Certificate certifying revocation of particulars contained in an entry in the Register

7.65 

Priority fee

Relationships Register Act 2010 No 19 and Regulations

Priority issue of a certificate in addition to any other fee

7.66 

Registration lodgement fee

Relationships Register Act 2010 No 19 and Regulations

Recording in the Register of the particulars relating to the relationship

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

7.67 

Registration revocation fee

Relationships Register Act 2010 No 19 and Regulations

Recording in the Register particulars relating to the revocation of a relationship

NSW TRUSTEE AND GUARDIAN

7.68 

Management fees

NSW Trustee and Guardian Act 2009 and Regulations

Fees attached to the management of the estate of a managed person

7.69 

Supervision fees

NSW Trustee and Guardian Act 2009 and Regulations

Fees charged to supervise the private financial manager of the estate of a managed person

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNMENT INFORMATION COMMISSIONER

7.70 

Fees

Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009

Application for access to Government Information

7.71 

Fee for open access information

Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009

An application to the Information Commissioner for open access information

7.72 

Fee for information proactively released

Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009

An application to the Information Commissioner to release information proactively

7.73 

Processing fee

Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009

Processing Charge for an access application

7.74 

Fee – internal review

Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009

Fee for an internal review of applications

7.75 

Fee – internal review directed by Information Commissioner

Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009

Fee for an internal review of applications directed by the Information Commissioner

7.76 

Fee – council charge for open access information

Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009

Council’s may charge for open access information

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

PLANNING ‘CLUSTER’

DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING

8.1 

Fees for applications and the exercise of functions under Part 3A (Major infrastructure and other projects) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and regulations made under that Act

Division 1A of Part 15 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 currently sets out fees payable for applications for approval, and for requests for modification of approval, under Part 3A of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. Fees are also payable for a review by the Planning Assessment Commission of a project or concept plan and for State significant site investigations

8.2 

Fees for development applications, including proportions of fees remitted to the Director‑General of the Department of Planning by consent authorities and concurrence fees

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and regulations made under that Act

Division 1 of Part 15 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 currently sets out fees payable for development applications made under Part 4 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

8.3 

Fees for applications for modification of development consent

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and regulations made under that Act

Division 2 of Part 15 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 currently sets out fees payable for applications for modification of development consent under section 96 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

8.4 

Fees for lodging objections regarding application of Building Code of Australia

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and regulations made under that Act

 

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

8.5 

Development contributions, including contributions required to be paid under planning agreements, local infrastructure contributions and special infrastructure contributions

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Division 6 of Part 4 (as in force before its repeal by the Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment Act 2008)

Development consent (or approval under Part 3A) may be granted subject to a condition requiring the making of a development contribution (including fixed development consent levies) in circumstances set out in Division 6 of Part 4 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (and subsections 75O and 75R, in the case of Part 3A projects). Development consent (or approval under Part 3A) may also be granted subject to a condition that a planning agreement be entered into under which the developer is required to make a development contribution

Following the dissolution of the Growth Centres Commission, any contributions (including under planning agreements) payable to the former Commission may now be payable to the corporation constituted by section 8 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

8.6 

Contributions for affordable housing

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Division 6A of Part 4 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 provides for consent authorities in certain areas to grant development consent subject to a condition for the making of a contribution for the purpose of providing affordable housing. Section 75R applies Division 6A to Part 3A projects and their approval

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

8.7 

Development contributions, including local infrastructure contributions, state infrastructure contributions, contributions required to be made under planning agreements and contributions for affordable housing

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Part 5B of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, and Schedule 1 to that Act, provide for the imposition of requirements for the making of development contributions (community infrastructure contributions, State infrastructure contributions and affordable housing contributions) by means of conditions of development consent or approval under Part 3A. Developers can also be required (by conditions of development consent or Part 3A project approval) to enter into planning agreements under which they are required to make development contributions. See also section 75O which provides for concept plan approvals for Part 3A projects to be given subject to the entry into such a planning agreement

8.8 

Amounts assessed upon councils for payment of interest on, or repayment of principal of, loans

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

The Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (section 143) provides that the corporation constituted by section 8 of the Act may assess the amount required in any year for the payment of interest on, or repayment of principal of, any loans raised by the corporation upon councils in development areas

8.9 

Assessment and preparation fees in relation to draft development control plans

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and regulations made under that Act

The Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (clause 25AA) currently sets out assessment fees and preparation fees that are payable in respect of draft development control plans by owners of land

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

8.10 

Fees for inspection of books recording disclosures by members of Planning Assessment Commission, joint regional planning panels or planning assessment panels

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Schedules 3, 4 and 5B to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 require books recording disclosures by members of the Planning Assessment Commission, joint regional panels and planning assessment panels, respectively, to be open to inspection on payment of a fee

8.11 

Fees for certified copies of documents, maps and plans held by Department of Planning

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and regulations made under that Act

Section 150 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 requires the Director‑General of the Department of Planning to provide a certified copy of an original document, map or plan on payment of a ‘prescribed fee’. Clause 262 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 currently prescribes the fee

8.12 

Fees for applications for site compatibility certificates

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and regulations made under that Act

The Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (clause 262A) sets out the fees payable for applications to the Director‑General of the Department of Planning for site compatibility certificates required by certain State Environmental Planning Policies

8.13 

Fees and charges for exercise of functions referred to in section 137 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (being functions not otherwise referred to under the ‘Department of Planning’ in this Schedule)

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and regulations made under that Act

Clause 263 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 currently provides for the charges and fees that may be payable for the exercise of certain functions (referred to in section 137 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979) by the Minister, the corporation (constituted by section 8), the Director‑General of the Department of Planning and the Department

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

8.14 

Application fees for approval to carry out activities

Heritage Act 1977 and regulations made under that Act

The Heritage Act 1977 provides for applications to be made to the Heritage Council for approval for carrying out certain activities. Section 60 provides for such an application to be accompanied by the ‘prescribed fee’. Clause 5 of the Heritage Regulation 2005 set out the fees payable

8.15 

Application fees for certificates as to orders

Heritage Act 1977

The Heritage Act 1977 (section 120M) provides for applications to be made to the Heritage Council for certificates as to orders in respect of buildings, works and relics. An application must be accompanied by the fee determined by the Heritage Council

8.16 

Application fees for permits

Heritage Act 1977 and regulations made under that Act

The Heritage Act 1977 (section 140) provides for applications to be made to the Heritage Council for permits (for example, permits for the excavation of land containing relics). Any such application is to be accompanied by the ‘prescribed fee’. Clause 6 of the Heritage Regulation 2005 currently set out the fees payable in respect of applications for excavation permits

8.17 

Fees for certified copies or extracts of documents, maps and plans

Heritage Act 1977

The Heritage Act 1977 (section 151) requires the Department of Planning to provide a certified copy or extract of an original document, map or plan in the custody of the Department of Planning to the person applying for it on payment of such fee as is determined by the Department

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

8.18 

Application fees for evidentiary certificates

Heritage Act 1977 and regulations made under that Act

The Heritage Act 1977 (section 167) provides for applications to be made to the Heritage Council for certificates with respect to land or relics on payment of the “prescribed fee”. Clause 8 of the Heritage Regulation 2005 currently sets out the fee payable

8.19 

Fees for copies or extracts of or from government instrumentality’s Heritage and Conservation Register

Heritage Act 1977

The Heritage Act 1977 (section 170) provides for the inspection of a government instrumentality’s Heritage and Conservation Register or a copy of that Register. A fee may be charged for the making of a copy or an extract of the Register (or copy)

8.20 

Fees for reviews of conservation management plans

Heritage Act 1977 and regulations made under that Act

The Heritage Act 1977 (section 166A) provides that the regulations may make provision for fees that may be charged for services provided by the Heritage Council, including reviews of conservation management plans. Clause 9 of the Heritage Regulation 2005 currently provides for the Director‑General of the Department of Planning to determine the fees payable for the review of conservation management plans

8.21 

Fees for inspection of book recording disclosures by members of Heritage Council

Heritage Act 1977

The Heritage Act 1977 (clause 9 of Schedule 2) requires the book recording disclosures by members of the Heritage Council to be open to inspection on payment of a fee determined by the Heritage Council

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

BUILDING PROFESSIONALS BOARD

8.22 

Application fee for accreditation or renewal of accreditation (for all categories applied or in one application if these categories are A1, A2, A3, A4 or B1 or any combination of them)

Building Professionals Act 2005

The Building Professionals Act 2005 requires that applications for accreditation and renewal of a certificate of accreditation be accompanied by the fee prescribed in the Building Professionals Regulation 2007 & Building Professionals Amendment (Accreditation of Council Employees) Regulation 2009

8.23 

Application fee for accreditation or renewal of accreditation (for all categories applied or in one application if these categories are C1‑C16 or D1 or any combination of them)

Building Professionals Act 2005

The Building Professionals Act 2005 requires that applications for accreditation and renewal of a certificate of accreditation be accompanied by the fee prescribed in the Building Professionals Regulation 2007

8.24 

Application for replacement certificate of accreditation

Building Professionals Act 2005

Building Professionals Regulation 2007

Clause 19 of the Building Professionals Regulation 2007 requires accredited certifiers applying for the issue of a replacement certificate to pay a fee set out in Schedule 2

8.25 

Attendance at a continuing professional development course provided by the Board

Building Professionals Act 2005

Building Professionals Regulation 2007

Clause 21 of the Building Professionals Regulation 2007 requires that the fee, determined by the Board as representing the reasonable cost to the Board of providing the course, be paid to the Board for attendance at continuing professional development (CPD) course provided by the Board

8.26 

Application under section 109EA of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 for approval of change of principal certifying authority or the giving of a notification under that section in relation to such a change

Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979

Building Professionals Act 2005

Building Professionals Regulation 2007

Applicants seeking the Board’s approval to replace the principal certifying authority (PCA) and persons providing notification of agreement to replace the PCA are required to pay the fee prescribed in Schedule 2 of the Building Professionals Regulation 2007

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

8.27 

Application for exemption

Building Professionals Act 2005

An accredited certifier seeking an exemption from the Board from the conflict of interest requirements of section 66(d) is required to pay the fee contained in Schedule 2 of Building Professionals Regulation 2007

8.28 

Application for certificate under section 91 of the Building Professionals Act 2005

Building Professionals Act 2005

Persons applying for a Certificate of evidence under section 91 of the Building Professionals Act 2005 from the Director must pay the fee specified in Schedule 2 of the Building Professionals Regulation 2007

8.29 

Examination or test fee

Building Professionals Amendment Act 2008

An examination or test required under section 5(3)(b) of the Act or under an accreditation scheme

Fee: Such fee, determined by the Board, representing the reasonable cost to the Board of providing the examination or test

8.30 

Application fee for certificate of individual accreditation, or renewal of certificate of individual accreditation, as a council accredited certifier if made before 1 March 2013

Building Professionals Amendment (Accreditation of Council Employees) Regulation 2009

The Building Professionals Amendment (Accreditation of Council Employees) Regulation 2009 requires that applications for accreditation and renewal of a certificate of accreditation as a council accredited certifier be accompanied by the fee prescribed in the Regulation

SYDNEY HARBOUR FORESHORE AUTHORITY

8.31 

Development contributions

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Division 6 of Part 4 (as in force before its repeal by the Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment Act 2008)

Represents a levy paid by developers in accordance with the section 94 Plan of the Sydney City Council

8.32 

Development contributions

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Part 5B and Schedule 1

 

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

8.33 

Charges for busking permits

Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority Act 1998 and regulations made under that Act

Fees received by the Authority for regulated street entertainment including busking (see clause 4(1) of the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority Regulation 2006)

8.34 

Charges for footpath hoarding permits

Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority Act 1998 and regulations made under that Act

Fees received by the Authority for the authorisation of hoardings on road or footpath in public area (see clause 4(1)(k) and (l) of the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority Regulation 2006)

8.35 

Charges for shoring permits

Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority Act 1998 and regulations made under that Act

Fees received by the Authority for the authorisation of temporary shoring structures on Authority property

police AND EMERGENCY SERVICES ‘CLUSTER’

NEW SOUTH WALES CRIME COMMISSION

9.1 

Court awarded costs

Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990

As part of this asset forfeiture procedure these court orders often award the payment of costs to the Commission. The retention of these funds by the Commission has been approved by both the Minister and the Treasurer

9.2 

Conduct money

Supreme Court Act 1970, Part 37, Rule 3

Local Court (Civil Claims) Act 1970 Rules 1998, Part 24, Rule 2

District Court Act 1973, Part 4, Rule 3

Fees associated with the production of documents pursuant to a subpoena

nsw POLICE FORCE

9.3 

Firearms and prohibited weapons fees

Firearms Act 1996 and Prohibited Weapons Act 1998

Fees collected for licences and/or permits issued by virtue of the Firearms and Dangerous Weapons Act

9.4 

Security industry licences

Security Industry Act 1997

Fees collected for licences and/or permits issued by virtue of the Security Industry Act 1997

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

9.5 

Charges payable for false security alarms

Police Act 1990

Charges payable for attending false security alarms

9.6 

Removal and impounding of vehicles used for certain offences

Road Transport (General) Act 2005

Fees charged in connection with towing of impounded vehicles

9.7 

Impounding fees

Impounding Act 1993

Fees charged in connection with impounding, holding and disposal of impounded property

9.8 

Provide an accident report and incident report fees

Motor Accidents Act 1988 and Police Act 1990

NSW Police are required to provide accident reports and recover the costs of providing reports

9.9 

Visa application charges

Police Act 1990

A visa charge is levied on people traveling to some countries (quite a few) where people want to work, marry, have extended stay etc. It is not normally required if people want to holiday

9.10 

Subpoena processing — conduct money

Supreme Court Act 1970, Local Court (Civil Claims) Act and District Court Act 1973

Fees associated with the production of documents pursuant to a subpoena

9.11 

Fee for verification letter on passport lost or stolen

Police Act 1990

A fee is levied on individuals who are required to obtain a letter from NSW Police before applying for a replacement passport

9.12 

Taking fingerprints for copy of criminal history and sending overseas for visa purposes

Police Act 1990

A fee is levied on individuals who are required to have fingerprints taken by NSW Police for visa application purposes

9.13 

Special Constable appointment application fee

Police Act 1990

A fee is levied on individuals who are required to obtain permission/clearance from NSW Police to become a special constable

9.14 

Fees associated with access to police records and information

Police Act 1990, NSW Criminal Records Act 1991 and Victims Support & Rehabilitation Act 1996

Fees associated with access to police records and information

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

9.15 

Fees associated with production of information required under Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (which replaced the Freedom of Information Act) and pursuant to court proceedings

Police Act 1990

Provision of

1.    DVDs of ‘in car videos’ for FOI purposes

2.    interactive scene recording and presentation systems

3.    Photogrammetry, hand drawn and CAD plans

4.    Photographs for case purposes

9.16 

Commercial agents & private inquiry agents licences

Commercial Agents & Private Inquiry Agents Act 2004

Provision of licences and/or permits by virtue of the Act

EMERGENCY SERVICES

NSW FIRE BRIGADES

9.17 

Contributions payable by insurance companies

NSW Fire Brigades Act 1989

Contributions payable by insurance companies to fund the NSW Fire Brigades

9.18 

Local government contributions to rural fire fighting fund

Rural Fires Act 1997

Levy on local government to fund fire services

9.19 

Conduct money

Evidence Act 1995

Fee for evidence produced in court

9.20 

Contributions payable by local government councils

NSW Fire Brigades Act 1989

Contributions payable by local government councils to fund the NSW Fire Brigades

9.21 

Statutory fire safety charges

NSW Fire Brigades Act 1989

Charges pertaining to inspections and/or the provision of Fire Safety Reports by the Fire Brigades, as well as advisory, assessment or consultancy services in respect of major infrastructure developments and Crown building work where required by the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

(Does not include charges for attendance at a fire safety meeting in connection with a development or proposed development)

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

NSW RURAL FIRE SERVICE

9.22 

Contributions payable by insurance companies

Rural Fires Act 1997

Contributions payable by insurance companies to fund the rural fire service

NSW STATE EMERGENCY SERVICE

9.23 

Contributions payable by insurance companies

State Emergency Service Act 1989

Contributions payable by insurance companies to fund the NSW State Emergency Service

9.24 

Contributions payable by local government councils

State Emergency Service Act 1989

Contributions payable by local government councils to fund the NSW State Emergency Service

PREMIER ‘CLUSTER’

DEPARTMENT OF PREMIER AND CABINET

10.1 

Application and processing charges

Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009

All fees and charges under the Act, which includes the search fees, the extract of the information required, consultation and copying of documents

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

10.2 

Review of determination

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

 

10.3 

Companions animal fund

Companion Animals Act 1998

Under the companion animals fund, local councils will collect registration fees. The Department will pay the Register monthly and repay a percentage to the Councils (possibly quarterly) and maintain the balance to administer the fund

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

LOCAL GOVERNMENT TAXES AND CHARGES

Taxes

10.4 

Ordinary rates

Local Government Act 1993, section 494

General impost not associated with specific goods or services. Includes all special rates and annual charges classified as general income (for example, fees received in connection with bushfire and other emergency services, septic tanks application and inspection fees)

10.5 

Water rates

Local Government Act 1993, section 495

 

10.6 

Sewerage rates

Local Government Act 1993, section 495

 

Charges

10.7 

Water charges

Local Government Act 1993, sections 501 and 502

 

10.8 

Sewerage charges

Local Government Act 1993, sections 501 and 502

 

10.9 

Drainage

Local Government Act 1993, section 501

Provided by local government

10.10 

Domestic waste

Local Government Act 1993, sections 496 and 502

Statutory responsibility of Local Government. Essential service. As for water

10.11 

Trade waste charges

Local Government Act 1993, section 501

 

10.12 

Liquid trade waste charges

Local Government Act 1993, sections 68 Part C, 501, 502

Charges imposed relative to the strength and volume of discharge to the sewer system by non‑domestic customers

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

10.13 

Regulatory, licensing and permit income

Local Government Act 1993, Land Planning and Assessment Act, Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

General exemption for statutory charges levied under an Act. Charges under this item are exempt if only a local council or other statutory authority can levy the charge

The exemption under this item does not extend to income received as a permit, licence etc that is essentially an inspection, involves considerable work to be performed by council or from a commercial activity

10.14 

Registration of certificates

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

 

10.15 

Building certificate

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

 

10.16 

Certificate as to outstanding notices and orders under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, section 121ZP

 

10.17 

Certificate as to outstanding notices and orders under the Local Government Act

Local Government Act 1993, section 735A

 

10.18 

Tree applications

Local Government Act 1993

Application for removal/lopping

10.19 

Swimming pools — Applications/compliance certificates

Swimming Pools Act 1992

 

10.20 

Registration of annual fire safety statement

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

 

10.21 

Road opening permits

Roads Act 1993

 

10.22 

Development application fees

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

 

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

10.23 

Assessment of designated development, development affecting a heritage property or environmental assessment of a potentially contaminated site

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

 

10.24 

Modification of consent

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

 

10.25 

Amendments to environmental planning instruments

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

For example, applications for rezoning

10.26 

Planning certificates

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, sections 149 and 150

 

10.27 

Application to amend a development control plan

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

 

10.28 

Extension of expiring consents

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

 

10.29 

Construction zone fees application duration

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

 

10.30 

Temporary road closure

Roads Act 1993

 

10.31 

Clothing recycling bins — placement approval and annual inspection

Local Government Act 1993

 

10.32 

Septic tank application, certification and annual inspection fees

Local Government Act 1993

 

10.33 

On‑site sewerage management system application, building application, approval to operate and inspection fees

Local Government Act 1993

 

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

10.34 

Animal impounding fees

Companion Animals Act 1998

Various fees including penalty/deterrence, sustenance, driving, notification, pound fees, destruction, release fees etc

10.35 

Animal registration fees

Companion Animals Act 1998

 

10.36 

Impounding fees

Impounding Act 1993

Includes the impounding of cars, trolleys, animals and other articles

10.37 

Permit for headstone/monument

Local Government Act 1993

 

10.38 

Interment permit

Local Government Act 1993

Relates only to the permit, not to the burial

10.39 

Developer contributions

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Division 6

Local Government Act 1919

Contributions made by developers to finance the provision of public infrastructure and services. The contributions are not consideration for any supply made by council

Contributions made under Interim Development Orders under the Local Government Act 1919 (current planning instruments established prior to Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and Local Government Act 1993

10.40 

Developer charges

Local Government Act 1993, section 64

Developer charges in relation to water sewerage and drainage

10.41 

Town improvement fees/levies

Local Government Act 1993

 

10.42 

Footpath hoarding fees

Local Government Act 1993, section 491

 

10.43 

Fees for occupying Council footways

Local Government Act 1993

Fee relates only to the application fee

10.44 

Certificate

Local Government Act 1993, section 603

Rate information confirmation

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

10.45 

Resident parking permits

Road Transport Safety and Traffic Management Act 1999

The fee covers costs of administering a regulated parking scheme. It is not the equivalent of paying for a parking space

10.46 

Boarding houses

Local Government Act 1993

Consumer protection and public health and safety

10.47 

Notification to adjoining owner’s fee

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Relates to advertising development fees

10.48 

Temporary dwelling application fee

Local Government Act 1993

Application for a temporary dwelling, for example, caravan to be erected on land whilst a building is built

10.49 

Moveable dwelling application fee

Local Government Act 1993

 

10.50 

Subpoenas

 

Conduct money received for the production of documents or for appearance fees pursuant to a subpoena

10.51 

Water base charges

Water Management Act 2000

Annual water base charges for residential, commercial, industrial and exempt properties

10.52 

Water usage charges

Water Management Act 2000

Water usage charge for consumption

10.53 

Sewerage — residential

Water Management Act 2000

Annual sewerage charge for residential property

10.54 

Sewerage — non‑residential

Water Management Act 2000

Annual base charge for non residential property and sewerage discharge charge for non residential property

10.55 

Drainage service charge

Water Management Act 2000

Standardised charge levied on properties within the city

10.56 

Trade waste charges

Water Management Act 2000

Charges imposed relative to the strength and volume of discharge to the sewer system by non‑domestic customers

10.57 

Effluent removal charges

Water Management Act 2000

 

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

10.58 

Chemical closet charges

Water Management Act 2000

 

10.59 

Recoverable works

Water Management Act 2000

Recovery of Council’s costs in carrying out works

10.60 

Developer service charge

Water Management Act 2000

Cash contribution toward the cost of provision of water and sewerage services

10.61 

Developer/third party contributed assets

Water Management Act 2000

Value of water and sewer piping acquired and installed by a developer and handed over to the Council ‘free of charge’

10.62 

Water supply connection/ reconnection charge

Water Management Act 2000

 

10.63 

Sewer connection fees

Water Management Act 2000

 

10.64 

Sewerage drainage plan fees

Water Management Act 2000

 

10.65 

Section 27 certificates

Water Management Act 2000

 

10.66 

Septic tank installation permit

Water Management Act 2000

 

10.67 

Sewerage drainage arrester approval

Water Management Act 2000

 

10.68 

Ratings certificate

Water Management Act 2000

 

10.69 

Plans

Water Management Act 2000

Sewer drainage diagrams, sewer long section and sewer connection diagram

10.70 

Urban development/rural development

Water Management Act 2000

Includes the water supply and sewer reticulation

10.71 

Water carter’s licence

Water Management Act 2000

Charge per vehicle

10.72 

Raise/lower/adjust existing service

Water Management Act 2000

 

10.73 

Relocate existing service

Water Management Act 2000

 

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

10.74 

Skin penetration registration fees

Local Government Act 1993

Council registers the premises annually, and inspecting the premises twice a year to ensure that it complies with statutory health regulations

10.75 

Water cooling towers registration fees

Local Government Act 1993

Council registers all systems annually and undertakes maintenance record checks and water sampling to ensure compliance with the statutory health regulations

10.76 

Request for ‘internal’ review of Determination

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Fee to internally review initial Council decision

10.77 

Developer contributions

City of Sydney Act 1988

Contribution towards public infrastructure

10.78 

Documents — the production of, copying of, certifying of, including documents or data produced as a result of the searching or extracting of information from a data file

Local Government Act 1993, Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Exemption recognising that income from the sale of such documents or data is exempt

The basis of the exemption is that this income is derived from information owned or controlled by the local council. Examples include policy documents, DCPs, LEPs, council minutes, mapping information, valuations, statistical data etc

However, the exemption does not extend to documents produced for commercial sale such as tourist guides

10.79 

Application for approval to erect a building

Local Government Act 1993

Application fee

10.80 

Application to use building as a place of public entertainment

Local Government Act 1993

Assessment fees

10.81 

Stamping of additional plans

Local Government Act 1993, section 608

Same logic as for certified copies

10.82 

Temporary shoring of excavations and temporary facade structure

Local Government Act 1993, section 608

Application fees

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

10.83 

(All) Extracts of databases in various forms of media (for example, microfiche, tape, paper, etc) for:

1.    Property rates

2.    Strata Title

3.    Land survey

4.    Development applications

Local Government Act 1993, section 608

Extracts of local government databases

10.84 

Weed control certificate

Noxious Weeds Act 1993

Application fee governed by Act

10.85 

Traffic control barrier fee

Local Government Act 1993, section 608

Includes barricades on footways, emergency barricades and lights, and temporary footway crossings

10.86 

Dedication of roads, buildings or other infrastructure

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Dedications made by developers and others are not consideration for any supply made by council

10.87 

Building construction and complying development certificates

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Exempt from GST if not contestable. Contestable categories have GST applied

10.88 

Application for Amendment to construction certificate plans

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Exempt from GST if not contestable. Contestable categories have GST applied

10.89 

Construction (compliance) certificates

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Exempt from GST if not contestable. Contestable categories have GST applied

10.90 

Subdivision certificate

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Strata Titles Act 1973

Exempt from GST if not contestable. Contestable categories have GST applied

10.91 

Engineering construction certificate

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Exempt from GST if not contestable. Contestable categories have GST applied

10.92 

Advertising costs

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Councils charge developers for advertising expenses to the general public about subdivision applications

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

10.93 

Development plan/ master plan

Central Sydney Local Environment Plan 1996 enacted under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Akin to a development application which must be assessed by Council as part of its regulatory function and which cannot be done by a private organisation

10.94 

SEPP 65 fee

NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

SEPP* 65 is a new statutory fee for design quality associated with Residential Flat Developments (4+ units, 3+ storeys). The $600 fee is for all developments to be referred to the Design Review Panel

*(SEPP — State Environmental Planning Policy)

10.95 

Stormwater management service charge

Local Government Act 1993 section 496A

Annual charge for stormwater management services provided by local councils to urban properties

10.96 

Temperament assessors application fee

Companion Animals Act 1998

A fee paid by applicants who wish to become a temperament assessor of restricted breeds of dogs

INDEPENDENT PRICING AND REGULATORY TRIBUNAL

10.97 

Gas annual authorisation and licence fee

Gas Supply Act 1996

Annual authorisation and licence fees — being the cost to the State of administering the Gas Supply Act and the Gas Pipelines Access (New South Wales) Law in relation to the holder of an authorisation or licence

10.98 

Electricity distributor and retail supplier licence application fee

Electricity Supply Act 1995

Fee charged on application for a retail supplier’s licence or an electricity distributor’s licence and on applications to transfer either of these licences

10.99 

Electricity distributor and retail supplier annual licence fee

Electricity Supply Act 1995

Annual fee imposed on holders of electricity distribution and retail supplier licences

Item

Australian tax, fee or charge

Australian law

Notes

10.100 

Gas supplier authorisation and gas reticulator authorisation and LPG distribution licence

Gas Supply Act 1996

Fees charged on application for a gas supplier authorisation, gas reticulator or LPG distribution licence authorisation and on application to transfer or vary an authorisation, or licence

10.101 

Accreditation as an abatement certificate provider fee

Electricity Supply Act 1995

Regulation 2003

Fee charged on application for accreditation as an abatement certificate provider

10.102 

Registration of abatement certificate fee

Electricity Supply Act 1995

Regulation 2003

Fee charged on registration of each abatement certificate

10.103 

Water industry network operator's licence application fee

Water Industry Competition Act 2006

Fee charged on application for a network operator's licence

10.104 

Water industry retail supplier's licence application fee

Water Industry Competition Act 2006

Fee charged on application for a retail supplier's licence

10.105 

Water industry licence variation application fee

Water Industry Competition Act 2006

Fee charged on application to vary any Water Industry Competition Act licence

10.106 

Water industry annual licence fee

Water Industry Competition Act 2006

Annual fee payable by holders of water industry network operator and water industry retail supplier licenses

10.107 

Accreditation as an energy savings certificate provider fee

Energy Supply Amendment (Energy Savings) Act 2009

Fee charged on application for accreditation as an energy savings certificate provider

10.108 

Registration of energy savings certificate fee

Energy Supply Amendment (Energy Savings) Act 2009

Fee charged on registration of each energy savings certificate

STATE ELECtoral office

10.109 

Nomination deposit

Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Act 1912

Deposit for