You will require this licence if you intend to operate a business that processes, harvests or packages game meat or game meat products. This meat includes rabbit, hare, pig, goat, kangaroo and any other prescribed animal.
Game meat processing can 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.