Permit to Hold an Event or Activity in a Forest Reserve - South Australia


You will need this permit if you intend to conduct a commercial activity within a forest reserve. Commercial activities include:

  • photography, filming or audio recording
  • conducting or organising a tour for fee or reward
  • conducting or organising any competition
  • offering goods or services for sale or hire
  • conducting or organising a motor vehicle race, rally, speed trial or similar event
  • conducting scientific experiments
  • keeping bees and beehives
  • undertaking any fundraising activity
  • using a loudspeaker or similar device or other noisy equipment
  • constructing any booth, marquee or other structure
  • conducting or organising a public meeting, demonstration or gathering.

You will need to ensure that the forest reserve is compatible with your intended use.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $10.80

Fees for 2022-23

Apply Licence All - Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Other resources

Lodgement process


Applications need to be emailed at least four weeks prior to the event with a copy of your Public Liability Policy.

Administering agency

Forestry SA

Contact details

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