Code of Practice for the Field Shooting of Brushtail Possums in Tasmania - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to shoot brush-tail possums in Tasmania for the purpose of crop and pasture protection and / or commercial trade in meat and skins.

This code describes legal, humane and best practice guidelines and provides information on the appropriate methods for the field shooting of brushtail possums.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1993 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

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