Approval to use a bathing reserve for aquatic activities - Gympie Regional Council - Queensland


You will need this approval to use a bathing reserve for aquatic activities, which include the following:

  • setting apart a bathing reserve or a part of a bathing reserve for life-saving training on an exclusive basis
  • using any part of a bathing reserve for the conduct of a surfing competition, a life-saving competition, another aquatic activity or a combination of such competitions or activities.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Before obtaining this approval, you may be required to maintain a public liability policy.


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Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Additional information

After approval is obtained, you may need to ensure you meet certain conditions required by council, such as:

  • defining the area by signs, flags and floating buoys or in some other way that clearly identifies the area and the use for which it is set apart
  • taking specified precautions to protect the safety of persons who enter the area
  • maintaining all equipment and facilities used within the area
  • adhering to the locations and times (including set up and clean up times) specified in the approval
  • erecting temporary advertising signs to promote the use for which the approval area is set apart at specified locations and times.

Administering agency

Gympie Regional Council

Contact details

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Gympie Regional Council

Operating address: 26 Bligh Street
Kilkivan, Queensland 4600
Operating address: 2 Caledonian Hill
Gympie, Queensland 4570
Operating address: 29 Channon Street
Gympie, Queensland 4570
Mailing address: PO BOX 155
Gympie, Queensland 4570
Phone: 1300 307 800
Fax: 07 5481 0801
Website: Gympie Regional Council (Opens in new window)