Rottnest Island Business Activity Licence - Western Australia


You will require approval if you intend to undertake any of the following activities on Rottnest Island:

  • alteration, demolition or construction of buildings or other structures
  • making a substantial change in the way a piece of land is used
  • excavations
  • work that disturbs the ground (including digging, trenching and fencing)
  • installing or using moorings
  • pruning trees
  • removing or introducing plants or animals
  • host a function
  • commercial filming
  • driving on the island or bringing a car to the island.

Please be aware that if you intend to operate a food business you will require a different licence. Please consult the Contact Officer 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 Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.


Act(s) name

Rottnest Island Authority Act 1987 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Rottnest Island Regulations 1988 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Rottnest Island Authority

Contact details

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