Occupier licences to harm native animals on private property
If native animals are shown to be a threat to human safety, damaging property and/or causing economic hardship the NPWS may issue a licence under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 to the owner or occupier of a property, or another person authorised under the Occupier’s licence, to harm the native animals responsible.
How to apply
- Contact your local your local NPWS office.
Owner-occupier's are encouraged to call their local office prior to lodging an application to discuss the nature and severity of the issue and any non-lethal measures that can be implemented to mitigate the problem.
- Complete the application form.
Contact the Wildlife Licensing Team
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Page last updated: 03 May 2016