Permit to Sell Protected Animals - Kangaroo Meat Processor (Carcasses and Skins) - South Australia


You will need this permit if you intend to keep and sell carcasses and skins of kangaroos and trade in kangaroo products, including those which are for human consumption.

All kangaroo carcasses purchased or received must have been harvested in accordance with the legislative requirements. You may only purchase or receive kangaroo skins from interstate if they have been legally acquired under an approved kangaroo management program.

You will need a permit to import or export protected animals in order to trade in kangaroo products outside of South Australia. 

You will require separate permits to shoot and treat the skins of kangaroos as part of the kangaroo harvesting process.

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You must meet the legislative and biosecurity food safety requirements apply for this permit.

You must be a resident of South Australia and be the Owner, Managing Director or Public Officer of the business to which the permit relates.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must keep records of all transactions involving the buying and selling of kangaroo carcasses and skins, and submit monthly returns.


One year


30 June


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1220.00 Half year fee.
Apply Application All $2222.00 Full year fee.

Application process


You must complete the application form and submit it, along with a standard passport photograph of yourself, to the agency. You will be required to attend an interview as part of your application assessment. Payment is made after the applicant interview and must not be sent with the application form.


Permits cannot be transferred.

Additional information

You must include a standard passport photograph of yourself in your application.

Administering agency

Department for Environment and Water

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Kangaroo Management Program

Department for Environment and Water

Operating address: 1st Floor
9 Mackay Street
Port Augusta SA 5700
Mailing address: PO Box 78
Port Augusta SA 5700
Phone: 0886485318
Fax: 0886485301