Management of Wildlife

The primary role of the Wildlife Management Branch (WMB) is to efficiently and effectively facilitate the sustainable management of Tasmania's wildlife populations - including game species on public and private lands to ensure their conservation.

In this Topic

  • Wildlife Imports
    Arrangements for importing wildlife from the Australian mainland into Tasmania.
  • Wildlife Exports
    Policy and procedures for exporting Tasmanian wildlife.
  • Recreational Game Licences
    Dates and licence costs for the open hunting seasons in Tasmania. Apply on line or download an application form.
  • Game Management
    Game management aims to reduce the impacts that game may cause. It also covers commercial and non-commercial hunting to provide meat and other products.
  • Managing Wildlife Browsing & Grazing Losses
    The Department assists land managers to manage the damage caused by native wildlife.
  • Wildlife Surveys in Tasmania
    Wildlife monitoring is an integral part of wildlife management and conservation that informs managers of the success or otherwise of their programs.

See also‚Äč

Release of Rabbit Calicivirus Disease
Forms & Permits for a list of forms and permits relating to wildlife management.