Hunting Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to hunt, take and posess the following animals during particular seasons:

  • brown quail
  • deer
  • muttonbird
  • pheasant
  • wallaby
  • wild duck.

Species that can be hunted, alongside the open season in which wildlife can be taken, will be specified on the licence.

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 more than 14 years old if use of a firearm is required
  • hold a firearms licence if you intend to take deer, duck, wallaby, brown quail or pheasant
  • have the permission of the landowner if hunting on private land
  • have passed the waterfowl identification test if you intend to hunt wild ducks.


1 year


31 December


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $35.60

Brown quail licence. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $80.10

Deer licence. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $35.60

Muttonbird, wallaby or wild duck licence. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $17.80

Pheasant licence. Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 2002 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulations 2021 Tasmania

Approval time

10 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.