Apply for a permit to access or travel through Aboriginal land

Entry permits are required to enter or pass through Aboriginal reserves that are subject to Part III of the Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority Act 1972.

The permit system is designed to help protect the privacy of Aboriginal communities, preserve Aboriginal heritage and culture, safeguard the natural environment and to promote visitor safety.

Permits are issued free of charge.

You can apply online to travel through Aboriginal lands.  

The online form is not to be used for mining activity.

Read all required information before applying for a permit.

If you have any queries, please contact the Permits Officer on 1300 651 077 or 61 8 6551 8000 or

Page reviewed 2 December 2019