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.


Commercial Wallaby Season dates:

The Commercial Wallaby Season for Tasmania, Flinders and King Island:

Starts: 24 February 2020

Ends: 21 February 2021


Advice for applican​ts

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: Please see Licence and Permit Fees for current fees.


​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 



Wildlife Management
Level 5, 134 Macquarie Street, Hobart
GPO Box 44
Phone: 03 6165 4305

Game Services Tasmania
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 1300 292 292

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