Permit application form under the Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981
About the permit application form
The purpose of this form is to apply for a permit for a burial at sea. Under Section 19 of the Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981 (the Sea Dumping Act) the Minister may grant or refuse to grant a permit. In order to consider your application for a burial at sea you must submit:
- a completed Burial at Sea Permit Application Form
- a medical certificate of death, or Coroner’s order for burial, or order authorising the disposal of a body
- payment of the permit application fee of $1675.
How to apply and fees
For information on how to apply for a permit and associated fees visit our Sea dumping permits page.
For more information:
Sea Dumping Section
Environment Approvals Division
Department of the Agriculture Water and the Environment
GPO Box 858
Canberra ACT 2601