You will require this licence if you intend to operate a business that processes. harvests or packages game meat or game meat products. Game meat includes rabbit, hare, pig, goat, kangaroo and any other prescribed animal.
Game meat harvesting is undertaken by a person conducting field harvesting of game meat.
Game meat processing can include include:
- harvest vehicles that are used to transport wild game animal carcasses to other game meat processing facilities
- field depots where wild game animal carcasses are stored temporarily before transport to other game meat processing facilities
- game meat processing facilities where wild game animal carcasses are processed.
Game meat processing can be carried out at an abattoir, further meat processing facility, or a poultry processing facility provided no game meat processing occurs during the processing of non-game meat, all equipment is cleaned and sanitised before processing non-game meat, equipment requirements are implied with, and a valid game meat processing licence is in place.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.