Biodiversity Conservation Licence (Harm Flying-Foxes) - New South Wales

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to shoot flying-foxes to mitigate commercial crop damage. Your licence is will authorise up to five shooters to shoot a strictly limited number of flying-foxes on a single property.

Before an application is approved, a property inspection must be undertaken to confirm damage by flying-foxes. Shooters should have sufficient experience and be proficient at accurately shooting moving targets with a shotgun.

Please be aware that before you undertake any shooting, you must ensure that all neighbouring properties have been informed.

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

Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

Licences will be issued to shoot flying-foxes for the duration of the incursion, subject to strict limits.

Fees

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Task Type Business Structure
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Act(s) name

Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Biodiversity Conservation Regulation 2017 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Office of Environment and Heritage

National Parks and Wildlife Service

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Wildlife Licensing and Management Unit

National Parks and Wildlife Service

Office of Environment and Heritage

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Mailing address: PO BOX 1967, Hurstville, New South Wales, 1481
Phone: 02 9585 6406
Fax: 02 9585 6401
Email: Wildlife.licensing@environment.nsw.gov.au