Approval of Wildlife Events - Victoria


You will need this approval to hold a public event involving wildlife. This approval will allow certain wildlife licence holders to display, buy, sell, acquire, receive, keep, or possess wildlife in accordance with their licence and the event conditions imposed.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

In your application, you will need to demonstrate:

  • proof of current public liability insurance held in the name of the event organiser for no less than $10 million
  • that you have protocols for public safety and animal welfare at your event
  • that you have conditions of entry and rules for participants attending your event.


As specified


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Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Act(s) name

Wildlife Act 1975 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Wildlife Regulations 2013 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Plants and Animals

Contact details

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