Firearms Museum Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to exhibit firearms at specified premises.

While you will be permitted to collect firearms under this licence, you will need to apply to the agency if you intend to carry or use any firearm your licence permits you to collect. This may include using or carrying a firearm at a commemorative or historical event held on an approved range.

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 at least 18 years old
  • be a fit and proper person
  • have satisfactorily completed an approved firearms safety course
  • meet the storage and safety requirements
  • have appropriate professional indemnity insurance.

You will need to indicate the purpose of the exhibition in your application, and list the locations where the firearms will be exhibited.

It is a condition of this licence that the licence holder is familiar, and willing to comply with, all relevant and current state and commonwealth legislation.


3 years


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

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulations 2016 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management

Tasmania Police

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.