Hemp growing in Australia - regulations

October 18, 2018

Commercial hemp
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Licensing requirements by state 

QLD - Applicant and business details, character references, criminal history check, bankruptcy check, business suitability check, property and paddock details, seed details, testing for THCs, license valid for 3 years, application fee $486, no admin fee.

NSW - Applicant and business details, criminal history check, property and paddock details, seed details, testing for THCs, license valid for five years, application fee $572, admin fee $200/year.

TAS - Applicant and business details, criminal history check, property and paddock details, seed details, testing for THCs, license valid for five years, no application fee, no admin fee.

WA - Applicant and business details, character references, criminal history check, bankruptcy check, business suitability check, property and paddock details, seed details, testing for THCs, application fee $328, no admin fee.

SA - Applicant and business details, criminal history check, property and paddock details, seed details, testing for THCs, license valid for 5 years, application fee $1080, no admin fee.

NT - no information available.

ACT - no information available.

 

For more on hemp growing in Australia, plus uses and dietary benefits, get Organic Gardener magazine Issue 105, OUT NOW!

OG 105 Nov/Dec 2018

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