Recreation Areas Management Act 1988 - Queensland


Object or Purpose of this legislative Instrument:

To provide for the establishment of a system of recreation areas and in relation to those areas provide, co-ordinate, integrate and improve recreational planning, recreational facilities and recreational management.

Scope of this legislative Instrument:

The Act provides for the coordinated management of recreation areas to:

  • allow the issue of permits for access and use by commercial operators and the general public
  • plan, establish, improve and maintain public recreational facilities and services
  • simplify the legislative requirements for commercial and general use of these areas
  • generate revenue for the management of infrastructure and facilities.

The Act can be applied to multi-tenured lands, subject to the agreement of land owners. There are seven declared recreation areas - Fraser Island, Green Island, Inskip Peninsula, Cooloola, Bribie Island and Moreton Island and Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island).

The following Subordinate Legislation should be examined:

  • Recreation Areas Management Regulation 2007

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Additional Information


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Administering agency

Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service

Contact details

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Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service

Mailing address: PO Box 15187
Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
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