Approval to use a bathing reserve for aquatic activities - Redland City 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.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please contact your council for information on fees to be submitted.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for approval to use a bathing reserve - Please contact your council for information on the current application process and relevant form.

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

Redland City Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Redland City Council

Operating address: 91 - 93 Bloomfield Street
Cleveland, Queensland 4163
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Cleveland, Queensland 4163
Phone: 07 3829 8999
Fax: 07 3829 8765
Website: Redland City Council (Opens in new window)