Fauna Dealers Licence (Skins) - Tasmania


You will need 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.

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:

  • be 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.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must complete a monthly return no later than a fortnight after the end of the month for which the return relates.




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Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Licence and Permit Fees (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 2002 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Wildlife (General) Regulations 2010 Tasmania

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: Level 8
59 Liverpool Street
Hobart, 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)