Wildlife farming licence - Queensland

Description

This licence is required for farming wildlife (crocodiles, emus, butterflies, venomous snakes, water buffalo).

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements


Applicants must have suitable wildlife housing.

Applicants must complete the Pre-design/pre-lodgement meeting application form and contact Permit and Licence Management for specialist advice.

Duration

This licence remains in effect for up to one year or not more than three years, depending on the applicants requirements and payment unless sooner revoked, suspended or surrendered.

Fees

Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $501.00

Butterflies licence fee more than 1 yr

Application $175.70

Butterflies licence fee up to 1 yr

Application $3934.00

Crocodiles licence fee more than 1 yr

Application $1374.00

Crocodiles licence fee up to 1 yr

Application $1475.00

Emus licence fee more than 1 yr

Application $517.00

Emus licence fee up to 1 yr

Application $996.00

Venomous snakes licence fee more than 1 yr

Application $350.20

Venomous snakes licence fee up to 1 yr

Application $1426.00

Water Buffalo licence fee more than 1 yr

Application $501.00

Water Buffalo licence fee up to 1 yr

Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 1992 QLD

Regulation(s) name

Nature Conservation (Administration) Regulation 2017 QLD

Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 QLD

Application process

You can obtain this licence by submitting a completed Wildlife Farming Licence application form to the nearest wildlife licence issuing centre. For details of your nearest issuing centre, please contact Permit and Licence Management.

Before approval is granted the property will be inspected by a Regional or District Officer.

Transfer process

This licence cannot be transferred.

Additional information

Copies of the "Code of Practice Crocodile Farming" and "Code of Practice Emu farming" can be obtained from the Department website.

The following sections apply:

  • S9 to S22 of the Nature Conservation (Administration) Regulation 2006
  • S152 to S165 of the Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006
  • other sections may apply depending on species.

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

Nature Conservation Services

Conservation and Sustainability Services

Department of Environment and Heritage Protection

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