If you wish to conduct research or any commercial activity within Booderee National Park you will require a permit. Public gatherings and events may also require a permit. Activities must be consistent with the Booderee National Park Management plan.
Activities requiring permits
Activities within the park that require a permit under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), include:
Commercial Activities consistent with Section 8 of the Booderee National Park Management plan, for example:
- Commercial tours
- Commercial filming and photography
- Other commercial activities
Research Activities consistent with Section 10 of the Booderee National Park Management plan
Other activities listed under Part 12 of the EPBC Regulations, for example:
- Parties with catering
- Charter buses
Application forms for permits
Application forms for permits and a more detailed list of activities requiring a permit under Part 12 of the EPBC Regulations are available from the Parks and Reserves Permits web page.
Where to send the permit application
Applications can be faxed to the Permits Officer to reduce delays in processing.
Applications should be forwarded to:
The Permits Officer
Booderee National Park
JERVIS BAY JBT 2540
Fax: +61 (02) 4442 1063
Processing of permit applications
When submitting an application for a permit, you will need to allow a minimum of one month for processing of your application from the date that the Permits Officer receives the permit application. News reporters, photographic and film crews are required to undergo a briefing.
Notification of activities affecting listed species or ecological communities
If you undertake an activity in or on a Commonwealth park or reserve that results in the unintentional death, injury, trading, taking, keeping or moving of:
- a member of a listed threatened species (except a conservation dependent species),
- a member of a listed threatened ecological community,
- a member of a listed migratory species, or
- a member of a listed marine species
and your activity was not authorised by a permit, then you must notify the Secretary of the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities within 7 days of becoming aware of the incident. This includes accidental injury to wildlife whilst driving within the park. Failure to notify is an offence punishable by a fine.