State Forest Commercial Activities Permits - Queensland


This permit is required to conduct any commercial activity in a State Forest or Forest Reserve.

Service type


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


This permit normally remains in effect for three years.

Application process

You can apply for this permit by completing the online Application for commercial activity permit.

Please read the information about commercial activities on National Parks, Recreation Areas and Forests prior to completing the online application form.

Should an application for a commercial activity be approved and a permit is granted, the permit holder must obtain a Public Liability Insurance Policy for a minimum of $20,000,000. The permit holder must also indemnify the State against any actions arising out of the activity. Standard indemnity and insurance clauses will be included as conditions of the permit.


This permit cannot be transferred.

Additional information

Additional information sheets are available from the Department or via the website.

Information on State native forestry.

Information on commercial activities in protected areas.

Administering agency

Department of Environment and Science

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Department of Environment and Science

Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Contact us website: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service - customer service offices (Opens in new window)