If you wish to conduct research or any commercial activity within Norfolk Island National Park and Botanic Garden you will require a permit to do so. Public gatherings and events may also require a permit. Activities must be consistent with the Norfolk Island National Park and Botanic Garden Management Plans.
Activities within the park that require a permit under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), include:
Commercial Activities eg:
- Commercial tours
- Commercial filming and photography
- Other commercial activities
Other activities listed under Part 12 of the EPBC Regulations.
Application forms for permits and a more detailed list of activities requiring a permit under Part 12 of the EPBC Regulations are avail able from the Parks and Reserves Permits web page.
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
To apply for permits, print out the form and send it to:
Norfolk Island National Park and Botanic Garden
PO Box 310
Norfolk Island 2899
Fax: +6723 23397
If you are uncertain as to whether you will require a permit during your visit, contact staff at the park +6723 22695 .
When submitting an application for permits, you will need to allow time for processing the application. The post is unreliable so please contact the park to discuss the best method of sending your 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 parks 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 Park Manager 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.