Firewood Permits

Changes to Firewood Permit Fees (Update 31 July, 2014)

Effective from 1 October, 2014

The following fees will apply for domestic firewood permits:

NOTE: Permits purchased prior to October will be charged at the current rates as described below.
Permits are for personal domestic use only and not for commercial ventures.

 
Derwent Forest District (midlands and south-east)
 
Derwent District allocates a number of areas where firewood can be collected for personal use. Maps and permits are available from Forestry Tasmania head office at 79 Melville St Hobart, TAS.

Cost is $11 for the permit and $4.40 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. Pension Card holders will have three months available to gather the firewood before the permit expires
 
Derwent also offers the 'Summer Gatherers permit' which is a 3 month permit beginning in November and ends in April, allowing the collection for personal use of 15 cubic metres of firewood for $33.00 (inc GST). Pension/Concession card holders $22.00 (inc GST).
 
For further information contact:
Derwent District
79 Melville Street
Hobart, Tasmania - 7000
Phone: (03) 6235 8353
Fax: (03) 6235 8233
 

Huon Forest District (south)

Huon District allocates a number of areas where firewood can be collected for personal use. Maps and permits are available from our Geeveston Office, 43 Cemetary Road, Geeveston TAS.
 
Huon offers the 'Gatherers permit' all year round which is a 3 month permit, allowing the collection of 15 cubic metres of firewood for personal use for $33.00 (inc GST). Pension/Concession card holders $22.00 (inc GST).
 

Also available is an $11 permit and $4.40 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. Pension Card holders will have three months available to gather the firewood before the permit expires.


For further information contact:
Huon District
43 Cemetary Road,
Geeveston, Tasmania - 7116
Phone: (03) 6295 7111
Fax: (03) 6295 7197

 

Bass Forest District (north-east)

Bass District allocates a number of areas where firewood can be collected for personal use. Maps and permits are available from our Scottsdale Office at Forest EcoCentre, 96 King Street Scottsdale, TAS from the Forest Nursery, 15960 Midlands Highway, Perth TAS 7300 and also Forestry Devonport Office Government Offices, Rundle Road, Stoney Rise, TAS.

Cost is $11 for the permit and $4.40 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. Pension Card holders will have three months available to gather the firewood before the permit expires.

Bass District also offers the 'Summer Gatherers permit' which is a 3 month permit beginning in November and ends in April, allowing the collection of 15 cubic metres of firewood for $33.00 (inc GST) for personal use. Pension/Concession card holders $22.00 (inc GST).


For further information contact:

Perth Forest Nursery,
15960 Midlands Highway,
Perth, Tasmania - 7300
Phone: (03) 6398 7000

or

Bass Forest District
96 King Street,
Scottsdale, Tasmania - 7260
Phone: (03) 6350 6466
Fax: (03) 6350 6457

 

Murchison (north-west and west coast)

Murchison District allocates a number of areas where firewood can be collected for personal use. Maps and permits are available from our Burnie Office, 2-4 East Cam Road, Camdale, Burnie, TAS.
 
Cost is $11 for the permit and $4.40 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. Pension Card holders will have three months available to gather the firewood before the permit expires.

Murchison District also offers the 'Summer Gatherers permit' which is a 3 month permit beginning in November and ending in April, allowing the collection of 15 cubic metres of firewood for $33.00 (inc GST) for personal use. Pension/Concession card holders $22.00 (inc GST).

 

For further information contact:
Murchison District
2-4 East Cam Road
Camdale, Burnie
Tasmania - 7320
Phone: (03) 6433 2666
Fax: (03) 6433 2632


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