We take protection of the environment and our culture very seriously. The ability to control access is a cornerstone of our law and culture and fundamental to our capacity to protect our natural resources for the betterment of our people. Funds generated through this fishing and camping permit system go towards providing employment opportunities for our people and funding natural resource management projects

Access and Fishing

We take the protection of the environment and our culture very seriously. The ability to control access is a cornerstone of our law and culture and fundamental to our capacity to protect our natural resources for the betterment of our people. All funds generated through this permit system go towards providing employment opportunities of our people and funding natural resource management projects.

Types And Cost

  • One Day Permit - $25 per vehicle
  • 7 Days Permit - $50 per vehicle
  • 2 Months Permit - $100 per vehicle
  • 6 Months Permit - $150 per vehicle
  • 12 Months Permit - $250 per vehicle

What Do I Need To Know

  • There are no refunds for a partially used Permit
  • The Fishing And Access permit is valid for all passengers in the vehicle
  • The Fishing And Access permit allows access to the Gangalidda - Garawa country
  • Fishing And Access permit includes the authority to fish in the Gangalidda - Garawa country
  • Fishing And Access permit holders must leave the Gangalidda - Garawa country by 8pm
  • Application in person at the Burketown Visitor Centre (or CLCAC office).
  • All residents must abide by the permit conditions.

Camping

Camping Permit allows for staying overnight at the designated recreation areas on Gangalidda Garawa Country, whilst ensuring that landowners conditions and requirements are met.

Campsites

  • Small: One vehicle
  • Medium: Two or Three vehicles
  • Large: Four or plus vehicles
  • Generators: Only allowed in those areas specified and only between the hours of 10am and 10pm

What Do I Need To Know

  • Cost is $35 per vehicle per night.
  • 1 night - $35 per vehicle 
  • 2 nights - $50 per vehicle 
  • 3 nights - $60 per vehicle 
  • 7 nights - $110 per vehicle
  • A maximum of 7 nights can be booked at the same campsite.
  • Camping permit includes fishing and access to all passengers in the vehicle
  • All Burketown residents require a permit but no charges apply.  Application in person at the Burketown Visitor Information Centre.
  • all residents must abide by the permit conditions.

Recreation Areas

Apply for your permit