Commercial Wallaby Hunter's Licence

A Commercial Wallaby Hunter's Licence authorises the holder to:
  • take, posess and sell wallaby for commercial purposes in accordance with the conditions of the licence during the open season; and
  • to sell the meat of any wallaby taken by the holder to an accredited game meat processor (human consumption) or an accredited pet food works, within the meaning of the Primary Produce Safety Act 2011, or to the person in charge of the operation of any accredited game meat processor or accredited pet food processort, within the meaning of that Act.

The Commercial Wallaby Season is:
The Commercial Wallaby Season across Tasmania, Flinders and King Island will commence on the 26 February 2018 and continue until the 24 February 2019.​


Advice for applicants

Applicants need to provide a completed application form (which includes Firearms Licence number and date of birth). 



​​Payment of fees

Applications can be paid at:

Service Tasmania Shops
Ph: 1300 135 513

Pay in person at a Service Tasmania​ shop

Fee: $62.00 from 1 July 2017.


​Please Note: 

Wallaby means: Bennett's (or Red-necked) Wallaby Macropus rufogriseus and Tasmanian Pademelon (or Rufous wallaby) Thylogale billardierii.​

Untreated and unmarked skins may only be sold to the holder of a Fauna Dealers Skins Licence. Contact the Wildlife Management Branch.

Information relating to the Certificate in Game Harvester Skill Set (AMPSS00018) is available from TasTAFE -


Course Contact:
Meat Processing TasTAFE
GPO Box 2015  HOBART  TAS  7001
Ph: (03) 6165 5917 


Game Management Enquiries
PO Box 46
Phone: 03 6777 2084
Fax: 03 6777 5154

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

Back Home