The information below can help you find the most appropriate entry point to get your business enquiry moving.

Please note that all tenders involving DBCA are published on the Tenders WA website.

Type of enquiry Contact  Responsible area 

Commercial events

Information and approvals for holding commercial events in national or marine parks.

licensing@dbca.wa.gov.au or 08 9219 8411

Matilda Bay events 9442 0300

Yanchep National Park events 9303 7759

Swan Canning Riverpark events 08 9278 0900

Tourism and Concessions Branch

Commercial filming

Information and approvals for photographers taking images or footage for commercial purposes in national or marine parks.

filming@dbca.wa.gov.au or 08 9219 8411 Tourism and Concessions Branch

Commercial operator licences

For businesses delivering tourist, recreational or educational services for private benefit in national or marine parks.

licensing@dbca.wa.gov.au or 08 9219 9978 Tourism and Concessions Branch

Beekeeping on Crown land in Western Australia

Information on approval to access certain Crown land to place beehives and remove honey, bees-wax and pollen.

apiary@dbca.wa.gov.au or 08 9219 8240 Tourism and Concessions Branch

Native flora and fauna licensing

Licences for taking, disturbing, supplying, possessing, dealing, importing and exporting native flora and fauna. This includes biological flora surveys and commercial harvesting.

wildlifelicensing@dbca.wa.gov.au

Flora including sandalwood 08 9219 9836

Fauna 08 9219 9831

Wildlife Protection Branch

Land and reserve enquiries

Includes conservation reserve details or ownership of land

08 9219 8771 Land Services Unit

Office locations

Physical and postal addresses for Parks and Wildlife Service offices

Parks and Wildlife Service website

 

 

Plant identification

Information on the State’s flora is freely available through the WA Herbarium’s portal FloraBase. The Herbarium provides a fee-paying service to identify native and naturalised flora. Clients include the general public, government agencies and environmental consultants.

A separate, self-service Reference Herbarium is also maintained to facilitate identification of botanical specimens collected by government, industry and the community.

herbarium@dbca.wa.gov.au WA Herbarium

Regional Parks

Regional parks consist of areas of land that have been identified as having regionally significant conservation, landscape and recreation values in the metropolitan area.

The Regional Parks Unit can help with enquiries including holding events and tours in regional parks.

regional.parks@dbca.wa.gov.au or 08 9442 0300

Regional Parks Unit

Statutory and strategic planning enquiries

Includes scheme amendments, structure plans, subdivisions, development applications and land use planning strategies and policies.

Refer in first instance to regional contact details for planning referrals and enquiries

For enquiries about the Swan Canning Development Control area, refer to Swan Canning Riverpark development applications and permits

08 9442 0306

Land Use Planning Program

Swan Canning Riverpark development applications and permits

Information and applications for developments, permits and commercial activities around the Swan Canning Riverpark and the Development Control Area.

rivers.planning@dbca.wa.gov.au or 08 9278 0900 Rivers and Estuaries Branch

Vegetation Health Service

Detection and identification of Phytophthora dieback. This service is available to private industry, researchers and the mining sector.

vegetationhealthservices@dbca.wa.gov.au or 08 9219 9587 Ecosystem Health Branch

For information about Perth Zoo, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (Kings Park and Bold Park) and Rottnest Island, please visit the relevant agency's website. 

Page reviewed 08 Aug 2019