Authorisation to Take Muttonbird - Tasmania


You will need this authorisation if you intend to dig out, destroy or damage burrows, wilfully interfere with birds or burrows or take muttonbird. 

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.




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Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 2002 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulations 2021 Tasmania

Additional information

This authorisation does not permit the use or possession of pointed, barbed, hook-shaped or sharpened implements for the purpose of taking muttonbird from a burrow.

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Natural and Cultural Heritage

Wildlife Management Branch

Contact details

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