A Research Permit authorises research on the land and waters we manage. An application must:
To conduct any research in a park:
The ‘Initial Researcher’ applies for the permit. ‘Additional Researchers’ may be added and will be contacted to review and endorse the application, providing contact and professional affiliation details. Once a permit is issued, the Initial and Additional Researchers are all regarded as permit holders.
Your request may require consultation between several groups, taking a minimum of 4 weeks after all the Additional Researchers have reviewed and accepted the terms of your permit.
Begin by gathering your information.
|Step||Action||Why do I do this?|
||To assess your permit request:
||This information is required for you to work legally in parks under a permit. Application assessment considers your approach to:
|3||Complete the application
Log in or register for the first time
|Your answers ensure that the impacts of your research are assessed correctly.|
|4||Add any Additional Researchers:||Additional Researchers receive an email invitation to:|
Your invitation may be accepted or rejected by the Additional Researchers. If not responded to in 7 days the response is treated as a rejection. This part of the process may lengthen the processing time.
When the Permit is granted, a permit holder must log in and enter the planned activities. Planned activities must be approved by the Area Chief Ranger before researchers may access parks and reserves to undertake research.
Area Chief Rangers will consider planned activities and: