You need the proper licences and permits to exhibit animals in Queensland. Find out your legal obligations for exhibiting animals in zoos, circuses, parks, etc.
Exhibiting animals in Queensland
Find out about the legal requirements for exhibiting animals in Queensland.
Regular enclosure site and special exhibition approvals
How to apply to exhibit animals at a regular enclosure and which animals you can exhibit.
Find out about the legal requirements for demonstrating animals in a mobile exhibit.
Becoming a Queensland based circus
Find out about the requirements for operating a circus in Queensland.
Exhibiting a rabbit
Requirements for exhibiting a rabbit in Queensland.
Legal requirements for interstate exhibitors wanting to exhibit in Queensland.
Definitions under the Exhibited Animals Act 2015
A glossary of some of the terms used in the Exhibited Animals Act 2015.
Private assessment by an accredited person
Information on private assessment for a licence to exhibit animals in Queensland.
Exhibiting animals resources
Find applications, fact sheets, policies and guidelines to help meet your requirements under the Exhibited Animals Act 2015.
- Last reviewed: 1 Jul 2016
- Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
I want to...
Check your biosecurity entity registration
Check you're registered as a biosecurity entity and update your details.
Sign up for biosecurity alerts
Receive alerts about biosecurity issues that are important to you, as soon as they happen.
Animal welfare at Queensland rodeos
New requirements apply at rodeos from 1 January 2022 to protect the welfare of animals.
Assistance for drought-affected primary producers
Learn more about drought relief programs available to your business.
African swine fever
Take action now – prevent African swine fever.
'When gambling took over...' campaign
Help your customers who are experiencing problem gambling – download campaign resources to display in your venue.