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Firewood permits

Firewood permits

In the interest of public safety, Sustainable Timber Tasmania's regional offices at Smithton, Camdale, Scottsdale, Perth, Derwent Park and Geeveston are closed to the public until further notice.

Firewood Permits and licences previously available by visiting a Sustainable Timber Tasmania regional office are now obtainable efficiently and safely over the phone. To purchase a permit or licence, please contact your nearest Sustainable Timber Tasmania office by phone. Contact details are available on our website at https://www.sttas.com.au/about-us/contact-us

The collection of firewood from designated areas of Permanent Timber Production Zone land in accordance with a valid firewood permit may still occur provided that any other applicable COVID-19 requirements such as social distancing and hygiene measures, are complied with.

 

South Region (midlands, south-east and south)

South Region allocates a number of areas where firewood can be collected for personal use. Maps and permits are available from our Derwent Park Office and our Geeveston Office. Please check opening hours on the Contact Us page. Please note that permits are not available from the corporate head office in Hobart.

Cost is $11 for the standard permit and $5.50 per cubic metre of firewood collected for personal use. Permits are up to one month from date of issue depending on the amount of wood purchased on the licence.
 
Southern Region also offers a Gatherers Permit* (valid for three months from date of issue) for collection of up to 15 cubic metres firewood for domestic use, $44 ($33 pension/concession card holders).
* seasonally available, conditions may apply
 
PLEASE NOTE: Permits are for personal domestic use only and not for commercial ventures.

For further information contact the Derwent Park Office or Geeveston Office. Contact details available on the Contact Us page.

North East Region

North East Region allocates a number of areas where firewood can be collected for personal use. Maps and permits are available from our Scottsdale Office and from Perth the Forest Nursery.

Cost is $11 for the standard permit and $5.50 per cubic metre of firewood collected for personal use. Permits are up to one month from date of issue depending on the amount of wood purchased on the licence.

North East Region also offers a Gatherers Permit* (valid for three months from date of issue) for collection of up to 15 cubic metres firewood for domestic use, $44 ($33 pension/concession card holders).
* seasonally available - November to April, conditions may apply
 
PLEASE NOTE: Permits are for personal domestic use only and not for commercial ventures.

For further information contact North East Region Perth Forest Nursery Office or Scottsdale Office. Contact details available on the Contact Us page.

North West Region

North West Region allocates a number of areas where firewood can be collected for personal use. Maps and permits are available from our Camdale Office and from our Smithton Office. Please check opening hours on the Contact Us page.

Cost is $11 for the standard permit and $5.50 per cubic metre of firewood collected for personal use. Permits are up to one month from date of issue depending on the amount of wood purchased on the licence.

North West Region also offers a Gatherers Permit* (valid for three months from date of issue) for collection of up to 15 cubic metres firewood for domestic use, $44 ($33 pension/concession card holders).
* seasonally available - November to April, conditions may apply
 
PLEASE NOTE: Permits are for personal domestic use only and not for commercial ventures.

For further information contact the North West Region Camdale Office or Smithton Office. Contact details available on the Contact Us page.

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