Permit to Destroy Flocking Birds by Trapping and Carbon Dioxide Narcosis - South Australia


You will need this permit if you intend to control and destroy flocking birds using carbon dioxide. The use of carbon dioxide is a humane manner to destroy birds, causing carbon dioxide narcosis, working quickly on the brain, inducing unconsciousness and death.

This permit is limited to the following species of birds:

  • Little Corellas
  • Long-billed Corellas
  • Galahs.

You must be an accredited operator to undertake the trapping and carbon dioxide narcosis of flocking birds, or nominate a person who is accredited to destroy the birds by these means.

You will need a separate permit to destroy any protected animal.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must complete training on trapping and gassing.


One year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All You do not need to pay any fees.

Application process


Please lodge your completed application with the agency. You will be need to attend an information and training session as part of the approval process.


This permit cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Department for Environment and Water

Contact details

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