Guidelines for the Humane Killing of Muttonbirds - Tasmania

Service summary

You may be required to comply with these guidelines if you intend to hunt or take muttonbirds. These guidelines provide instruction on the most humane and efficient methods for killing muttonbird chicks to ensure minimal animal suffering.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Biosecurity Tasmania
Animal Health and Welfare

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1993 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Animal Welfare
Biosecurity Tasmania
Animal Health and Welfare

Operating address:
13 St Johns Avenue
Tasmania 7008
Mailing address:
Hobart, Tasmania 7001


03 6165 3263

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