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This information is provided as a service to Lizard Island Research Station visitors. It is the Station's interpretation of permitting requirements as they apply to work at Lizard Island.

For definitive information about permits for collecting terrestrial organisms or manipulating the terrestrial environment at Lizard Island, contact the authority that issues them:

Permits Officer
Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service
PO Box 2066
Phone: (+617) 4052-3092
Fax: (+617) 4052-3080

Any collecting or manipulative activities on land at Lizard Island and most neighbouring islands requires a permit from the Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service (QPWS). Application must be made on a form, available at the Research Station or from QPWS. Allow at least three months for processing. Please send a copy of your application to the Research Station.