Animal licences and permits

You must have a permit to:

  • hunt feral animals - such as rabbits and foxes
  • hunt duck or quail during a declared hunting season
  • rescue or rehabilitate native animals
  • destroy native animals, for example catch snakes, remove possums or birds or control kangaroos on private land
  • harvest kangaroos or farm emus or operate as a kangaroo field processor, meat processor or skin tannery
  • keep sell or display native animals including their eggs
  • use animals in research and teaching
  • collect native plant material from public land
  • conduct a rodeo.

Licences and permits - Department of Water, Environment and Natural Resources.

Dog licences

For information about dog licences contact your local council.

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