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Purchase a fossicking licence or fossicking camping permit

Fossickers require a current fossicking licence, which can be obtained online, from our regional and district offices and authorised agents. Licences are not required at tourist mines and similar sites that charge a fee for entry.

Contact our regional and district offices for all fossicking enquiries.



Contact one of our mining offices for any fossicking enquiry.

Fossicking rules and licences

A fossicking licence is required in Queensland. Make sure you follow the fossicking rules and observe the basic principles of safe fossicking.

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Last reviewed
17 August 2016
Last updated
5 May 2014

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