Permit to Sell Protected Animals - Kangaroo Meat Processor (Carcasses and Skins) (Class 7) - South Australia


This permit enables the holder to process the 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 taken in accordance with the National Parks & Wildlife Act 1972 and Regulations. Carcasses from interstate must be legally acquired under an approved kangaroo management program.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Applicant must be a resident of South Australia. Applications should be made by either the Public Officer of the company or the Managing Director.

Applicants must have a comprehensive knowledge of the National Parks and Wildlife (Kangaroo Harvesting) Regulations 2003 and the National Parks and Wildlife (Wildlife) Regulations 2001 under the National Parks & Wildlife Act, 1972.

All kangaroos harvested in South Australia under the National Parks & Wildlife Act, must be taken in accordance with the National Code of Practice for the Humane Shooting of Kangaroos and Wallabies for Commercial Purposes (available from Department of of Environment, Canberra).


Permits expire on 30 June; Yearly permits are based on financial year. Applications must be lodged by 1 July; The half-year fee is only for new applications lodged on or after 1 January.


2019-2020 fees:
$1197 Half year
$2181 One year.

Cheque, Money Order, Credit Card.

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1985 South Australia

National Parks & Wildlife Act 1972 South Australia

Administering agency

Department for Environment and Water

Contact details

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Kangaroo Management Program

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