Fossickers camping permit - Queensland

Description

You will require this permit if you are a commercial tour operator on certain designated fossicking land and fossicking areas where camping is regulated by the Act.

A commercial tour operator is any person or company who offers, agrees or arranges to conduct a commercial tour.

The camping permit does not authorise you to fossick. If you intend to fossick, you can purchase a fossicking licence online, from a regional and district office or from authorised licence agents.

Please be advised that camping on mining tenements requires the tenure holder's permission.

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

Three months per camping area

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $4.15

Fossicking camping permit fees - per night (excluding GST)

Apply Application All $26.05

Fossicking camping permit fees - per week (excluding GST)

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Fossicking camping permits (Opens in new window)

Application process

Apply

You can purchase your fossicking camping permit online, from a regional or district office or from authorised licence agents.

Transfer

This permit cannot be transferred.

Additional information

Camping and fossicking areas include:

  • Sapphire designated fossicking land (other than prohibited camping land)
  • Scrub Lead designated fossicking land (other than prohibited camping land)
  • Rubyvale designated fossicking land (other than prohibited camping land) (except within 1.5km radius of Sapphire and Rubyvale Post Offices)
  • Divide designated fossicking land
  • Reward designated fossicking land
  • Middle Ridge fossicking area
  • Tomahawk fossicking area
  • Big Bessie fossicking area
  • Graves Hill fossicking area
  • Glenalva fossicking area
  • Opalton designated fossicking land
  • Duck Creek designated fossicking land
  • Sheep Station Creek designated fossicking land.

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

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:

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

Phone: 07 3199 8133
Email: mines_online@dnrme.qld.gov.au