Cane Toads - Non-viable (Preserved)

The importation of live cane toads (Bufo marinus) is prohibited under section 32 of the Nature Conservation Act 2002.

Definitions
  • "cane toad" means an amphibian of the species Bufo marinus
  • "Wildlife Management Branch" means the Wildlife Management Branch of the Resource Management and Conservation Division of the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment in Tasmania
  • "possession permit" means a permit issued under Section 18 of the Wildlife Regulations 1999

The following conditions apply for the importation of preserved cane toads into Tasmania:
  • The cane toads must be dead and;
  • The importer must have a possession permit from the Wildlife Management Branch; and
  • Copies of this permit must be attached to at least one container in each shipment; and
  • The importer must observe all conditions set by the Wildlife Management Branch permit.

Contact

Wildlife Management Branch
134 Macquarie Street
GPO Box 44
HOBART TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4305
Fax: 03 6173 0253
Email: wildlife.reception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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