Biodiversity Conservation Licence (Emu Egg) - New South Wales


You will require this licence if you intend to carve or decorate emu eggs. The Emu Egg Class of Biodiversity Conservation Licence allows you to:

    • acquire infertile or blown emu eggs from emu farms, fauna parks or zoos (i.e. captive sources only)
    • carve or decorate captive-sourced eggs
    • sell your carved or decorated eggs.

    It is illegal to collect emu eggs from the wild. You can only acquire emu eggs from captive sources such has emu farms, fauna parks and zoos.

    You do not need a licence to buy carved or decorated emu eggs.

    Please consult the Contact Officer for more information

    Service type


    A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

    Eligibility Requirements

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




    Fees Details for this service in table format.

    Task Type Business Structure Description
    Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

    Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

    Other resources

    Administering agency

    Department of Planning and Environment

    Office of Environment and Heritage

    National Parks and Wildlife Service

    Contact details

    Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

    Enquiries, Wildlife Licensing and Management Unit

    Mailing address: PO BOX 1967
    Hurstville, New South Wales 1481
    Phone: 02 9585 6406
    Fax: 02 9585 6401