Approval to conduct a shooting gallery - Queensland


You will need this approval if you intend to conduct a shooting gallery. Shooting galleries consist of areas where live ammunition is used and the firearm is mounted so that the barrel must remain within the confines of the gallery, except in the case of paintball.

The types of shooting galleries that may be permitted by this approval are:

  • paint pellet shooting galleries
  • fixed indoor or outdoor shooting galleries
  • mobile shooting galleries.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a fit and proper person with specific reference to mental state, misuse of drugs and firearm offences involving violence or threatened violence
  • have completed the safety training course within the preceding 12 months
  • provide all details relevant to the type of shooting gallery you are applying for.


Up to five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $338.67

Application fee for approval to conduct a shooting gallery (per year). Fees for 2023-24


This approval cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Queensland Police Service

Weapons Licensing

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.