Fossicking licence agents

You can purchase your fossicking licence online, from our regional or district offices or from the authorised agents listed below.

There are different licence types available depending on whether you are fossicking as an individual or as a group.

Fossicking licence fees






tour operator

1 month

Fee 35402

Fee 35405


Fee 35409

Fee 35411

6 months

Fee 35403

Fee 35406




1 year

Fee 35404

Fee 35407

Fee 35408

Fee 35410

Fee 35412

Authorised agents

Northern region

Mount Isa Mining District

  • Mary Kathleen Tourist Park, Cloncurry, Queensland 4824

Georgetown Mining District

  • Croydon Shire Council, Samwell St, Croydon, Queensland 4871
  • Forsayth Tourist Park, First Street, Forsayth, Queensland 4871
  • Simon Harrison, O’Briens Creek Camp Grounds, Mt Surprise, Queensland 4871

Mareeba Mining District

  • Night Sky Secrets Pty Ltd, Shop 3, 321 Sheridan Street Cairns North Queensland 4870
  • Mareeba Heritage Centre Inc, 345 Byrnes Street, Mareeba Queensland 4880

Charters Towers Mining District

  • Queensland Government Agent, Collinsville, Queensland 4804
  • Towers Gas and Camping, 168 Gill Street, Charters Towers, Queensland 4820

Central region

  • Mount Morgan Ammo, 69 Morgan Street, Mount Morgan. Queensland 4714

Emerald Mining District

  • Blue Gem Caravan Park, Sapphire, Queensland 4702
  • Willows Gemfields Caravan Park, Willows Gemfields, Queensland 4702

Winton Mining District

  • Waltzing Matilda Centre, 50 Elderslie Street, Winton, Queensland 4735
  • Bush Park, Opalton, Queensland 4735

Southern region

Brisbane Mining District

  • Cooloola Information Centre, Bruce Hwy Gympie, Queensland 4570
  • Nanango Visitor Information Centre, Henry St, Nanango, Queensland 4615

Dalby Mining District

  • Chinchilla Visitor Information Centre, Warrego Hwy, Chinchilla, Queensland 4413
  • Warwick Visitor Information Centre, 72 Palmerin Street, Warwick, Queensland 4370
  • Stanthorpe Visitor Information Centre, 27 Leslie Parade, Stanthorpe, Queensland 4380

Quilpie Mining District

  • Artesian Waters Caravan Park, 1 Blue Bonnet Boulevard, Yowah Queensland 4490
  • Paroo Shire Council, Cunnamulla, Queensland 4490