Animal Welfare Guidelines - Field Shooting of Brushtail Possums in Tasmania

​​​This​ ​Animal Welfare Guideline ('Code of Practice') includes info​rmation on:
  • ​Introduction and scope
  • Shooting brushtail possums in Tasmania
  • Legislative controls of possum shooting
  • Guidelines for use of rifles for shooting brushtail possums
  • ​​​Guidelines for use of shotguns for shooting brushtail possums
  • Dependent young and wounded animals
  • Safe handing procedures

Code of Practice - Field Shooting of Brushtail Possums in Tasmania (159 KB)




​To report animal cruelty:
RSPCA Inspectorate
Phone: 1300 139 947
Email: reportit@rspcatas.org.au

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