Licences & Permits Licences & Permits

Lilley's Beach Permits

Access to the Lilley's Beach is from the Boyne Island Sewerage Treatment Plant, via Handley Drive, Boyne Island. Please refer below to the link provided for a location map on this area.  This is a popular weekend camping spot for locals and tourists alike. It provides a very basic camping area adjacent to the beach. Camping is only permitted in the enclosed area at the northern end of Lilley's Beach. This coastline extends approximately 7.1 kilometres and can be acessed by 4 wheel drive only at low tide. Please note: the area is subject to tidal conditions.

Permits are required prior to accessing Lilley's Beach which are available from Gladstone and Calliope Administration Centres from 8.30am to 4.45pm on weekdays or the Boyne Tannum Community Centre from 9am to 4.45pm weekdays. Permits are also available at the Boyne Island Library from 9am to 4pm on Saturdays. Costs for permits are: $25.00 per year or $5.00 per week. Maxium penalty for offences is Five (5) penalty units which is currently $569

Under the Subordinate Local Law 1.20, beach permits are not transferrable. Therefore, if the applicant is wishing to change vehicles, a new permit is to be obtain.

Lilley's Beach is a designated Dog Off Leash area, however, your dog is required to be under voice command at all times. Motorbikes are strictly prohibited in this area. Regular patrols are carried out by Councils Local Law Enforcement Officers.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to phone Council on (07) 4970 0700.

Lilleys Beach Visitor Brochure (Download)