Transit permit application



  1. This is an application for TRANSIT across Aboriginal land.  If you intend to enter and remain upon Aboriginal land for a purpose other than simply crossing the land you should use the ENTRY application form. See our website at for further information.
  2. Tour operators and their employees should NOT use this application form but should use the ENTRY application form.
  3. Camping is not permitted on Aboriginal land during transit except in the case of an emergency.

                                                        GENERAL CONDITIONS ON TRANSIT PERMITS   

  1. A Transit permit is issued on the basis that all persons to whom it is issued enter Aboriginal land at their own risk and agree that neither the Central Land Council and its members and employees, traditional Aboriginal owners, the Aboriginal Land Trust, and the occupiers of the Aboriginal land entered by the permit holders are not liable either jointly or severally for any loss, damage or liability of any kind whatsoever however arising out of or in relation to the entry of the permit holders onto Aboriginal land.Tour operators and their employees should NOT use this application form but should use the ENTRY application form.
  2. A Transit permit is issued subject to the general conditions contained in this application and any special conditions specified in the transit permit. A Transit Permit is void if any general or special condition is breached by any of the permit holders.
  3. A Transit permit is issued on the condition that the permit holders obey all directions of traditional Aboriginal owners and/or their representatives whilst on Aboriginal land
  4. This permit does not authorise the entry of a person to a dwelling or a living area of a camp occupied by or belonging to an Aboriginal without the consent of the owner or the occupant.
  5. This permit may be revoked at any time by traditional Aboriginal owners or the Central Land Council in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Aboriginal Land Act.
  6. This permit does not authorise the permit holders to discharge a firearm or take photographs whilst on .Aboriginal Land.
  7. This permit must be carried at all times while the permit holders are on Aboriginal Land and must be produced for inspection on demand.
  8. Before taking liquor onto any Aboriginal Land the permit holders should ascertain what rules govern the entry of liquor to that land and the sale, consumption or disposal of liquor on that land. The permit holders must comply with all rules and restrictions made under the liquor act in relation to liquor on Aboriginal land.
  9. With the exception of Opal, petrol must not be brought into communities, whether in vehicle tanks, jerry cans, fuel drums or otherwise. *Opal petrol is a BP product designed to reduce harm caused by petrol sniffing

I have read the above general conditions applying to traverse Aboriginal land and understand them. I agree to abide by these conditions and any special conditions that may be set out on the permit. The information contained in this application is true and correct.