Commercial Purposes Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to:

  • possess the products of partly protected wildlife, or protected wildlife
  • sell or otherwise dispose of wildlife and products of wildlife to a person or class of persons.

This permit only authorises the possession, sale or disposal of products specified on the licence to persons specified on the licence.

Species that can be possessed or sold under a Commercial Purposes Licence include:

  • bennets wallaby
  • rufous wallaby
  • brushtail possum
  • forester kangaroo.

Additional species will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You will need to hold a game harvester skill set (game meat hunters and shooters) accreditation, or equivalent, if you intend to sell game animal carcasses. If you only intend to sell fur or skins, you will not need the game harvester skill set accreditation or equivalent.


1 January


One year


31 December


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $71.20

Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Licence and Permit Fees (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 2002 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulations 2021 Tasmania

Approval time

20 business days

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources 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.