Fauna Dealers Licence (Skins) - Tasmania


You will require this licence if you intend to undertake any of the following activities:

  • buy or sell the untreated and unmarked skins of brushtail possums, Bennett's wallabies, and Tasmanian pademelons
  • buy or sell brushtail possum fur.

This licence only allows you to buy skins and fur from licensed hunters. When selling skins or furs, you must pay a royalty fee. This fee will be determined based on the amount of skin or fur you intend to sell. You must also ensure that skin or fur is marked in the approved way before being sold.

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 licence, you must:

  • satisfy the administrating Agency of the licence that you are a fit and proper person
  • provide any initial and ongoing documentation as required
  • be willing to abide by all current legislation regarding interaction with native Tasmanian fauna and flora
  • show proof of any appropriate insurance upon request
  • pay any fees as determined by the Agency.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.




Expires on 31 December.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Licence All $77.50

Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 2002 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Wildlife (General) Regulations 2010 TAS

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.


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
Email: wildlife.reception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Website: Wildlife Management (Opens in new window)