Game Licence - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require the licence if you intend to hunt or take game. Game includes deer, wild duck, muttonbird, wallaby, brown quail or pheasant. Game licences are for recreational hunting within prescribed seasons.

Specific information regarding this licence will depend on the particular type of game being hunted. 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

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Possess a current firearms licence;
  • Be aged over 16 years if a firearm will need to be used to take game;
  • Be willing to supply the Agency with the required annual take information as requested;
  • Pay the prescribed fee; and
  • Submit a completed application form and any supporting documentation as required.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the licence.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Application fees vary and depend on the type of game you intend to take. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Natural and Cultural Heritage
Wildlife Management Branch

Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 2002 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Wildlife (General) Regulations 2010 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Natural and Cultural Heritage
Wildlife Management Branch


Operating address:
134 Macquarie Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

03 6165 4305

Fax:

03 6233 3477
wildlife.reception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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