The Queensland Government is now in caretaker mode until after the state election. Minimal updates will be made to this site until after the election results are declared.

Environmental licences and permits

Licensing and permits for activities that could impact the environment. Includes important information about applying for environmental authorities.

Use our forms and fees finder for information on applying for a new environmental authority (EA) or managing your existing EAs.

The Environmental Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2020 commenced on 20 August 2020. The Department's forms, guidance materials and web pages are currently being updated to reflect the changes to legislation.

Read more information about the changes on the Queensland Parliament website.

Contact

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General enquiries: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)