You will require a permit if you intend to undertake activities with specially protected, protected or partially protected wildlife. These activities could be to:
- Take specially protected, protected or partly protected wildlife;
- Sell partly protected wildlife or products of partly protected wildlife;
- Possess an egg of a partly protected wildlife;
- Buy, sell or possess restricted wildlife;
- Hold an organised shoot; or
- Use partly protected wildlife as bait for a dog race or drag hunt.
Please note that these are only some examples of activities requiring a permit. If you intend to undertake activities that involve wildlife you should consult the Agency in the first instance to determine if you require a permit for your particular activity.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As specified on the permit.
Fees will vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
Application for Permit to Take Wildlife - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Please allow four weeks for processing of applications.
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Natural and Cultural Heritage
Wildlife Management Branch
Nature Conservation Act 2002 (Tasmania)
Wildlife (General) Regulations 2010 (Tasmania)
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