This licence is required if you interact with protected animals in the wild as part of your business.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Definition of terms
- Approved interaction plan
for a species of protected animal, means a plan about interacting with the animal that is approved by the chief executive.
- Interact with an animal
approach, pursue or lure an animal for interacting with or feeding the animal;
to gain benefit from interacting with or feeding the animal;
to attempt to do an act mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b).
Applicants should complete the Pre-design/pre-lodgement meeting application form and contact Permit and Licence Management for specialist advice.
This licence cannot be transferred.
This licence remains in effect for one year.
How Do I Obtain It?
You can obtain this licence by submitting a completed Commercial Wildlife Licence (wildlife interaction) application form, Interaction Plan and payment to the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection .
The following sections apply:
S9 - S22 of the Nature Conservation (Administration) Regulation 2006
S70 - S76 of the Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006
Other sections may apply depending on the species.
Department of Environment and Heritage Protection
Conservation and Sustainability Services
Nature Conservation Services
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Queensland)
Nature Conservation (Administration) Regulation 2006 (Queensland)
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