Commercial Brushtail Possum Hunter's Permit Application Form 2016

‚ÄčA Commercial Brushtail Possum Hunter's Permit (download below) authorises the holder to take brushtail possum on specified properties for the purpose of selling the meat and/or skins. Permits will not be available for unoccupied Crown Land.

The sale of meat can only be made to an accredited Game Meat Processor (human consumption) or an accredited Pet Food Processor under the Primary Produce Saefty Act 2011.

Untreated and unmarked skins may only be sold to the holder of a  Fauna Dealers Skins Licence. Contact the Wildlife Management Branch, DPIPWE on 6165 4305 regarding this licence.

The 2016 Commercial Brushtail Possum Season is from 1 January 2016 until 31 December 2016. Permits commence from date of issue by the Department.

Applicants need to provide:

a) A completed application form (which includes Firearms Licence number and date of birth).

b) If applicants have identified on their application form that they will be selling game animal carcases (meat) then they must provide:
either a copy of their Certificate in Meat Processing (Game Meat Hunters and Shooters) for attaching to their completed application form
Provide a copy of their Certificate for sighting by Service Tasmania or Departmental staff who note that they have sighted the Certificate on the customer's application form.

c) Payment of fees.

Applications can be paid at:

Service Tasmania Shops
Ph: 1300 135 513


Fee: $22.00

Duration: from 1 January 2016 until 31 December 2016.


  Commercial Brushtail Possum Permit Application   (150Kb)


Wildlife Management Branch
134 Macquarie Street
GPO Box 44
Phone: 03 6165 4305
Fax: 03 6173 0253

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