Organised event permit - Queensland


You may need this licence if you intend to conduct a non-commercial organised activity in a park or forest. You may need an organised event permit if:

  • your group is larger than 40 people and activities are to be conducted in established day use areas or walking tracks
  • your group is larger than 15 people and activities are to be conducted in remote off-track areas
  • you would like 'exclusive use' of park areas or facilities
  • your activity may impact on the enjoyment of the place of the general public
  • the activity involves the use of motorised vehicles, vessels or the installation of temporary infrastructure
  • the activity may impact on the cultural heritage or natural values of the area.

If you are unsure, you should complete a notification form. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services (QPWS) will advise you by email whether a permit is required for your activity or not. If a permit is required, an application form will be emailed to you.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit, you must:

  • hold public liability insurance for at least $20,000,000
  • undergo a suitability assessment.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $38.30

Further fees may apply. Please contact the agency for more information. Fees for 2023-24


Approval time

Up to 40 business days

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service

Contact details

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