Commercial Fauna Harvester's Licence - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to harm fauna for commercial purposes (for example, to sell meat and skin products). This licence is most commonly issued for kangaroo hunting.

Fauna are animals, including any mammal, bird, reptile or amphibian. Harming an animal includes hunting, shooting, poisoning, netting, snaring, spearing, pursuing, capturing, trapping, injuring or killing it, but does not include harm caused by changing the habitat of the animal.

This licence permits you to sell animal carcases for either pet food or human consumption. All animals must be killed by professional harvesters who hold the appropriate qualifications.

Please note that:

  • This licence can be restricted to certain species;
  • Unless this licence expressly states otherwise it does not authorise the harming of fauna in any land identified as reserved land under the Act;
  • This licence does not authorise the harming of threatened species, populations or ecological communities; and
  • If you intend to use a carcass chiller (for instance a refrigerated device for storing animal carcasses) in connection with your activities it must be registered with the Agency. Please note that the chiller does not need to be registered if it is on a registered premises.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Environment
Office of Environment and Heritage

Act(s) name

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

National Parks and Wildlife Regulation 2009 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries, Kangaroo Management Section
Department of Planning and Environment
Office of Environment and Heritage


Mailing address:
PO Box 2111
Dubbo,New South Wales,2830
Australia

Phone:

1300173376

Fax:

02 68848675
kangaroo.management@environment.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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