The purpose of the permit is to provide short-term relief while longer term strategies are put in place.
Grazing (agistment) permits issued for travelling stock are valid for a maximum of 7 days and cannot be renewed. Permits for other stock are issued for a maximum for 28 days and can be renewed once only.
Contact the local government to discuss preferred agistment locations.
You are eligible for a grazing (agistment) permit if you:
You are not eligible to apply if you have held an grazing (agistment) permit for the land in the 3 months immediately before the date of application.
You do not need to reside in the local government area where the application is submitted.
When deciding the fee, local government considers the:
Once a permit has been issued, you must pay the local government the amount shown on the permit.
The fee range set by legislation is given below.
|Type of stock||Minimum fee per head per week||Maximum fee per head per week|
Complete the Application for a stock route grazing (agistment) permit (PDF, 172.6KB) and send it to the relevant local government. Applications can generally be lodged in person or by post, fax or email (check with the local council).
The local government will assess the application by considering:
Once the application has been assessed, you will receive a written notice of the decision.
You can apply for a review of a local government decision if you are not satisfied with a decision to:
To apply for a review, complete the Application for a review of a local government decision (PDF, 402.0KB) and send it to:
PO Box 1762
Rockhampton QLD 4700
A current permit may be cancelled if you supplied false or misleading information in your application, if you breach the permit conditions or if the land can no longer provide enough pasture for stock (including the likely needs of travelling stock).