Sales permit (forest products or quarry material) - Queensland

Description

You will need this permit if you intend to collect forest products including quarry material from any land, including certain freehold lands, where the State of Queensland owns such products. A sale permit is a legal agreement that sets out the commercial terms, rights, and performance requirements agreed between the government and the permit holder.

Sale permits are generally issued for the following forestry products:

  • saw logs
  • poles
  • girders
  • small volumes of landscaping logs
  • foliage, seeds and plants
  • fencing material
  • firewood
  • honey
  • rocks, sand and gravel.

Permit holders are required to meet safety, environmental, planning and other considerations. For further information on environmental and planning requirements, please contact the agency.

Quantities of forest products will occasionally become available for sale. When these opportunities become available, details will be published by the agency. You may be issued with a sales permit to purchase these resources provided you satisfy any required environmental and safety accreditations.

The Department will advertise expressions of interest for the purchase of quarry materials when these opportunities become available.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for a quarry sales permit, you will be required to:

  • consider native title
  • address environmental issues
  • obtain any necessary planning approvals.

You may also need a quarry management or operational plan that reflects relevant legislation, codes of practice and industry standards. This includes environmentally responsible site management and rehabilitation measures.

Quantities of forest products will occasionally become available for sale. When these opportunities become available, details will be published here.

You may be issued with a sales permit to purchase these resources provided you satisfy any required environmental and safety accreditations.

Duration

The duration of this permit is variable.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please contact the agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Other resources

Application process

Apply

You can obtain an application from one of the regional offices of DAF Forest Products.

The regional office will advise you of the availability of the product, the location from where it must be obtained and the terms and conditions of the sale. Fees are determined with respect to the intended product purchase.

Transfer

This permit may be transferable. Information about how to transfer this permit can be obtained from the regional office.

Additional information

Where there are multiple parties interested in obtaining a sales permit for the same resource, DAF may run a public tender process inviting interested parties to lodge a proposal to purchase the quarry material. DAF will assess the submitted proposals against predetermined assessment criteria to select the proposal at least meets the minimum assessment criteria and provides the State with the best outcomes.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Queensland
Mailing address: GPO BOX 46
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 13 25 23
Email: info@daf.qld.gov.au
Website: Department of Agriculture and Fisheries regional office locations (Opens in new window)