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General information

The Nature Conservation Act 1992 (PDF)* allows for the sustainable harvesting of a range of native species, including macropods. However, these species may only be taken during a harvest period declared for the species.

You can also read the legislation online by visiting the Office of Queensland Parliamentary Counsel website.

The Nature Conservation (Macropod) Conservation Plan 2005 (PDF)* applies to the taking of macropods.

Permits and approvals

To apply for this type of licence, you need to lodge a completed application form.

Forms and fees

Please download an application form; contact Permit and Licence Management or email for assistance.

Application form: Recreational wildlife harvesting licence (macropods and other protected animals) (Word, 201K)‡

Information sheet - Rectreation wildlife harvesting licence - harvest macropods (PDF, 193K)*

Return of operations: Recreational wildlife harvesting licence (macropods) (Word, 191K)‡

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Last updated
28 January 2015