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Applications, licences and permits

A number of specific activities in parks and reserves require a permit or license, and in some cases fees apply.

In most cases you must obtain a permit to hold an event in a park. Contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963 for details.

In addition to the most common permits and licenses listed in this section, you may also find information about permits on some park pages where applicable.

Permits to conduct research in National Parks or under the Wildlife Act 1975 and Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 are available from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.

Event permits

Victoria's parks and reserves provide the perfect location for your next event, from school sports or private weddings to major events like the Melbourne Marathon

Filming and photography

Filming and photography plays an important role in encouraging awareness and appreciation of Victoria’s diverse network of parks. A permit is required for professional, and

Licensed tour operators

Licensed Tour Operators offer a wide range of appropriate organised recreation activities on public land. These organised recreation opportunities are conducted across a wide range