Commercial Brushtail Possum Hunter's Permit - Tasmania


You will require this permit if you intend to hunt and take brushtail possums for commercial purposes. Commercial purposes include selling the meat and skins. This permit applies to the properties specified in the permit.

You can only sell brushtail possum meat and skins to people with the appropriate licence or permit.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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:

  • provide a completed application form that includes your firearms licence number and date of birth
  • pay any required fees.

If you intend to sell game animal carcases (meat) then you must provide a copy of a Certificate in Meat Processing (Game Meat Hunters and Shooters). Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Must Have

Firearms Licence


This permit expires on 31 December each year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 2002 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Wildlife (General) Regulations 2010 Tasmania

Lodgement process


Applications can be lodged by mail or at your local Service Tasmania outlet.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Natural and Cultural Heritage

Wildlife Management Branch

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:


Wildlife Management Branch

Natural and Cultural Heritage

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 134 Macquarie Street
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4305
Fax: 03 6173 0253
Website: Wildlife Management (Opens in new window)