Annual Review of the NPWS Policy on Flying Fox and Mitigation of Commercial Crop Damage for the 1998 to 1999 Fruit Growing Season

In October 1998 the Government determined that the issuing of s121 licences to harm grey-headed flying-foxes and little red flying foxes would be reinstated for the 1998-99 fruit growing season where there was a proven significant threat of crop damage.

Date
14 December 1999
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Publication, Annual report
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • File PDF 55KB
  • Pages 9
  • Name flying-foxes-annual-report-licences-issued-1998-99.pdf

 

A total of 92 s121 licences were issued to 80 growers that is, 12 growers were issued with second licences (13%). These 92 licences authorised the shooting of a maximum of 2859 flying-foxes.