Licence to Conduct Activities in Wellington Park - Tasmania


You will require a permit to conduct certain activities within Wellington Park. These permits are designed to ensure protection of the Park as well as alerting Park management agencies to the activity. Activities that require permits include:

  • use of drones
  • 4WDing (except along Jeffreys Track)
  • taking dogs into the Park (except on designated dog-exercising trails or confined within a vehicle)
  • horse riding (except along Jeffreys Track)
  • camping (except in the natural zone)
  • events and group activities that are advertised and open to the public

You will require a permit if you intend to conduct activities in the Park that affect the natural and cultural heritage values of the park. Examples of this type of activity include:

  • taking or interfering with flora and fauna
  • dam up, divert, take or pollute water
  • dig up or collect natural substances including soil, rock and timber
  • remove, damage or deface any rock
  • damage, remove or disturb any object or feature of cultural heritage value

Some activities in the Park require the prior approval of the Trust in accordance with the Wellington Park Management Plan. Examples of these activities would include:

  • media activities, such as commercial filming and photography
  • research (including social surveys)
  • other unusual activities.

If you intend to operate a business in Wellington Park you will need to obtain a Commercial Operator's Licence from the Trust.

Please consult the Wellington Park Manager for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Wellington Park Manager for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


5 years for commercial operators licences.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $220.00 Commercial filming with 1-3 crew.
Apply Application All $440.00

Commercial filming with 4-8 crew.

Apply Application All $1750.00

Commercial filming with more than 8 crew.

Apply Application All $175.00 Commercial operators licence.
Apply Licence All $330.00

Commercial operators annual licence fee.

General Application All -

Fees are listed on the attached document.

Act(s) name

Wellington Park Act 1993 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Wellington Park Regulations 2019 Tasmania

Approval time

Allow up to a week for simple permits and commercial filming approvals. Allow two weeks for permits that require a level 1 Park Activity Assessment.

Additional information

Applications for permits that are likely to have an adverse impact on Park values may require submission of a Park Activity Assessment along with the permit application.

Some activities in Wellington Park will require a planning permit from the Local Government Authority as well as a permit from Wellington Park.

Administering agency

Wellington Park Management Trust

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:

General information

Wellington Park Management Trust

Phone: 03 6238 2176