State Game Reserve Activity Permit - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to conduct certain activities within a state game reserve.

These activities include:

  • interfering with animals
  • feeding animals
  • bringing animals into a reserve
  • using or carrying poisons and traps
  • possessing or carrying a firearm or bow
  • interfering with rocks or natural objects
  • using noisy devices or equipment
  • engaging in sport or recreational activities
  • conducting organised events
  • conducting commercial activities
  • placing or distributing advertising material
  • conducting commercial filming and photography
  • using an aircraft.

There are exemptions to when a dog may be brought into a state game reserve without a permit. These exemptions apply when:

  • the dog is the person's assistance dog
  • the dog is brought into an area specified as a dog area
  • the dog is confined in a vehicle
  • it is open season for game ducks or stubble quail and the dog is a gun dog.

Service type


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

Eligibility Requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.


Task Resources
Apply Application for State Game Reserve Activity Permit - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Plants and Animals

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Wildlife and Game Licensing

Operating address: 8 Nicholson Street
East Melbourne, Victoria 3002
Mailing address: PO BOX 500
East Melbourne, Victoria 3002
Phone: 13 61 86
Fax: 03 9637 8475