NSW Commercial Kangaroo Harvest Management Plan 2017-21: 2017 Quota Report
The report includes current population estimates for 2016 for red kangaroos, eastern and western grey kangaroos, and wallaroos. The report also sets the quotas for 2017 and provides details of trends in population estimates, quotas and commercial take data.
- 1 February 2017
- Office of Environment and Heritage
The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and its predecessor agencies have been researching, monitoring and managing the NSW Kangaroo Management Program (KMP) since the 1970s. Throughout this time, adjustments have been made to the survey design, population estimation and method of determining the commercial quota.
This 2017 Quota Report gives details of the KMP quotas for the 2017 kangaroo harvest, in accordance with the NSW Commercial Kangaroo Harvest Management Plan 2017–21 (the Plan), approved by the Commonwealth Government to start on 1 January 2017.