You will need authorisation if you intend to collect and keep Tasmanian native reptiles and amphibians. This will permit you to collect or keep a maximum of six adult specimens of allowed species.
Allowed species include particular reptiles and amphibians specified by the Agency. For example, these species include:
- southern snow skinks
- copperhead snakes
- Tasmanian tree frogs.
A full list of species that a herpetology permit authorises the collection and keeping of can be found on the attached resource. Authorisation is issued in the following herpetology permit forms:
- Special Purposes Wildlife Permit for Herpetofauna
- Herpetofauna Educational Facility Permit
- Herpetofauna Educational Display Authorisation.
A Special Purposes Wildlife Permit authorises the collection and keeping of allowed species.
A Herpetofauna Educational Facility Permit authorises the collection and keeping of allowed species at an educational facility for educational purposes.
A Herpetofauna Educational Display Authorisation authorises a business to keep and display allowed species for the purpose of educational display