Damage mitigation permit - Queensland

Description

This permit is required to carry out an activity (including commercial) involving the removal of wildlife (eg possums, snakes, magpies etc) to reduce public risk.

This permit is also required to take nuisance wildlife.

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

The licence remains in effect for not more than six months depending on the applicants requirements unless sooner revoked, suspended or surrendered. If you operate under an approved property management plan (PMP), the permit may be granted for a maximum period of three years..

Fees

No fees are payable for this permit.

Transfer

This licence cannot be transferred.

Additional Information

The following sections apply:

  • S9-S22 of the Nature Conservation (Administration) Regulation 2006
  • S181-188 of the Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) 2006
  • other sections may apply depending on the species.

Permits issued relating to primary producer areas are issued subject to the Weapons Act 1990. Information relating to the Weapons Act 1990 should be referred to the Queensland Police Service.

Administering agency

Department of Environment and Heritage Protection

Conservation and Sustainability Services

Nature Conservation Services

Contact details

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

Permit and Licence Management

Mailing address: GPO Box 2454
BRISBANE QLD 4001
Phone: 1300 130 372
Email: palm@ehp.qld.gov.au
Website: Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (Opens in new window)