You will require this licence if you intend to take fauna for scientific purposes. This includes capturing, collecting, disturbance or study of fauna. This licence is also required if you intend to carry out fauna surveys. Fauna means any animal indigenous to Australia, and any animal that periodically migrates to and lives in Australia and includes any animal declared to be fauna by the Agency.
The licence may specify the greatest number of each or any species that may be taken, held or disposed of; the parts of the State in which the fauna may be taken, held or released; and the person or bodies to whom the fauna may be transferred or the manner in which the fauna may be disposed of. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence you must:
- Declare any previous convictions relating to wildlife;
- Provide details of your proposed project;
- Provide your Animal Ethics Approval Number (if applicable)
- Specify the species and numbers of fauna to be kept or captured; and
- Submit the required forms.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As indicated on the licence.
Please allow 20 working days for complete and correct applications to be processed.
Department of Parks and Wildlife
Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia)
Wildlife Conservation Regulations 1970 (Western Australia)
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