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Commercial harvesting of Macropods

Commercial macropods in Queensland 

In Queensland the commercial harvesting of macropods is strictly regulated.
This is done by monitoring the population, setting the harvest quotas and overall management of the harvest.


You must have a commercial macropod harvesting licence to harvest macropods in Queensland.

Information for harvesters 

If you already have a commercial macropod harvesting licence, you need to apply for commercial macropod tags prior to harvesting.

Information for dealers 

Information about buying, processing and exporting macropod products.

Harvest quotas and zones

Information about harvest quotas, harvest time periods and harvest zone locations.

Harvest update 

Summary data for harvest quotas across the various zones in Queensland.

Fees and publications

Find out about fees for obtaining licences and publications relating to the macropod management program.

Conservation plan under review

A review of the Nature Conservation (Macropod) Conservation Plan 2005 and associated regulations is underway.

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Last reviewed
1 March 2017
Last updated
7 August 2015

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