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Leases, licences and permits to occupy

The Queensland Government manages state land for the benefit of all Queenslanders. Under the Land Act 1994, unallocated state land can be made available through leases, licences and permits to occupy.

This guide explains how to complete and lodge applications in regards to leases, licences and permits to occupy. For more information on these and other forms of tenure, read our guide on types of land tenure.

Leases, licences and permits to occupy Guide

In this guide:

  1. Leasing state land
  2. Applying for a permit to occupy
  3. Renewing a lease
  4. Extending a rolling term lease
  5. Transferring a lease or licence
  6. Surrendering a lease, licence or permit to occupy
  7. Converting/purchasing a lease
  8. Subdividing a lease
  9. Amalgamating leases
  10. Amending the description of a lease
  11. Changing the purpose or conditions
  12. Obtaining approval for a sublease