Pastoral Lease and Permits - Northern Territory


You will need this lease if you wish to use Crown lands for pastoral purposes. 

There may be conditions of pastoral leases, including:

  • reservation of a right of entry and inspection
  • a reservation of all minerals in or on the leased land
  • that you may have to pay rent in accordance to the Act
  • taking all reasonable measures to conserve and protect features of environmental, cultural, heritage or ecological significance
  • needing consent to clear any land.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Act(s) name

Pastoral Land Act 1992 Northern Territory

Regulation(s) name

Pastoral Land Regulations 1992 Northern Territory

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security