Similar to a driver’s licence, you will also have to pay a state government fee to Roads and Maritime Services to obtain your boat and PWC licence. One, three, five and ten year licences are now available.
|Roads & Maritime Services Licence Fees, as of 1 July 2017|
|One (1) year Licence||$60||$182|
|Three (3) year Licence||$161||$398|
|Five (5) year Licence||$253||$624|
|Ten (10) year Licence||$451||$903|
|One (1) year Concession or person aged under 16 years||$30||$91|
|Three (3) year Concession or person aged under 16 years Licence||$81||$199|
|Five (5) year Concession or person aged under 16 years Licence||$127||$312|
|Ten (10) year Concession or person aged under 16 years Licence||$226||$452|
This licence permits people aged 12 years and over to drive any vessel (except a PWC) at 10 knots or more.
A PWC (Personal Water Craft) driving licence is required for people aged 12 years and over to drive a PWC. People who hold a general boat driving licence can upgrade to a PWC driving licence at any time. A PWC driving licence includes a general boat licence. A PWC licence holder is able to operate a vessel with a fully enclosed hull that may be driven standing up, lying down, sitting astride or kneeling, and includes jet powered surfboards.
The holder of a general boat driving licence or PWC driving licence who is aged from 12 to under 16 years of age must not do any of the following:
Exceptions may apply in accordance with an aquatic licence.
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