You need this approval to undertake an activity that would otherwise be unlawful in an environmental reserve.
Environmental reserves include:
- state forests
- timber reserves
- national parks
- conservation parks
- marine nature reserves
- marine parks
- marine management areas
- some private reserves managed by the state government.
Activities that require this approval include:
- abseiling outside a designated abseiling area
- erecting or placing any structure (including buildings, fences, posts, jetties, pontoons, cairns, memorials or gates but not a mooring which requires a different licence)
- clearing any land
- quarrying, removing or disturbing any rocks, soil or leaf litter
- dumping or abandoning vehicles or machinery
- damaging or disturbing any property (including signs, structures, ticket machines and aboriginal artefacts)
- placing signs or notices
- lighting a fire, campfire or stove in a restricted area.