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Surrounded by beautiful parks with BBQ, picnic and playground facilities, the Gold Coast has a park for everyone.

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Temporary access to parks for scientific research or native seed collection

Approval is required for all scientific research access on City of Gold Coast controlled parkland.

Access for scientific research does not require a fee; however, the application is subject to approval conditions and the research results are to be provided to our Natural Areas Management Unit.

Our natural area reserves are subject to wild and prescribed fires, pest management control measures, or may be closed for maintenance work.

Use this online form to request access to a park for scientific research.

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Please read the terms and conditions prior to completing the application form to ensure the correct form is being submitted, appropriate information is provided and you are aware of any fee, bonds, permits and/or conditions that may apply to your usage. A minimum of 10 working days is required for processing park usage applications. All details must be completed in order for the application to be processed.

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