Approval to Conduct a Shooting Gallery - Queensland


You require this approval to conduct a shooting gallery or game (eg skirmish).

Service type


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

Eligibility Requirements

You must:

  • have attained the age of 18 years
  • not be disqualified by the Weapons Act 1990 from holding a licence
  • be a fit and proper person with specific reference to mental state, misuse of drugs, firearm offences involving violence or threatened violence or subject to an order under the Domestic Violence Act 1989
  • possess adequate knowledge of safety procedures relating to the use of the firearms to be used at the gallery (Weapons Act safety course)
  • provide details of a registered business name if you hold one.

Your local authority may have related requirements which must be met.


This approval remains in effect for one to five years.


See weapons licensing fees, forms and FAQs in other resources.


This approval cannot be transferred.

Additional Information


For legislation and regulation information, visit in new window)

Administering agency

Queensland Police Service

Weapons Licensing

Contact details

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

Senior Sergeant

Operating address: Floor 7, 46 Charlotte Street
Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO Box 892
Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3015 7777
Fax: 07 3015 7788
Website: Queensland Police Service (Opens in new window)