Restricted (special purpose) wildlife


Restricted (special purpose) wildlife means wildlife of a species specified in Schedule 6 ;

sell means sell by wholesale or retail and includes –

    (a) offer, display or expose for sale; and

    (b) keep or have in possession for sale; and

    (c) barter or exchange; and

    (d) deal in or agree to sell; and

    (e) supply, send, forward or deliver for sale or for, or in expectation of receiving, any payment or other consideration; and

    (f) authorise, cause, attempt or allow any act referred to in paragraph (a) , (b) , (c) , (d) or (e) ;40.   


Dealing in restricted (special purpose) wildlife

Except as authorised by a permit under this Part, a person must not buy, sell or have possession of any restricted (special purpose) wildlife or any product of such wildlife.

Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units.


For preserved, non-viable commodities, the importer must have a possession permit issued under Section 18 of the Wildlife Regulations 1999 from the Wildlife Management Branch (Contact C); and Copies of this permit must be attached to at least one container in each shipment; The importer must observe all conditions set by the permit.

Permit required to possess.

For more information, please contact

Wildlife Management Branch
200 Collins Street 
GPO Box 44
HOBART TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4305
Fax: 03 6173 0253
Email: wildlife.reception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Restricted (special purpose) wildlife

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