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Apply for a macropod harvesting licence

You must have a Macropod Harvesting Licence (PDF, 197 KB ) to harvest macropods in Queensland.

The Department of Environment and Science (DES) has an online digital platform for managing environmental services and transactions. Macropod harvesters can apply for permits, submit returns and order macropod tags on Macropods Online. Find out more information about Macropods Online.

To apply via post please submit this form Macropod Harvesting Licence (PDF, 197 KB ) .

Prior to submitting a licence application, you must complete an approved training course and pass an approved shooting test.

You cannot harvest macropods in protected areas, such as national parks, state forests or public roads.

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Apply for a commercial macropod licence

You must have a Commercial Macropod Licence (dealer) (PDF, 203 KB ) if you want to buy and process macropods.

The department has an online digital platform for managing environmental services and transactions. Macropod dealers can apply for permits and nominate a Person in Charge on Macropods Online.

To apply via post please submit this form Commercial Macropod Licence (dealer) (PDF, 203 KB ) .

There are three types of licences available, depending on the activity to be conducted. These include:

Dealer

Allows macropod carcasses and skins to be purchased from licensed Queensland harvesters at a licensed premises (it does not allow processing of carcasses, meat or skins).

Meat processing

Allows macropod meat to be processed.

Tannery

Allows macropod skins to be processed.

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For more information on Macropods Online please contact the Macropod Management Unit:

Phone: 07 4530 1254

Email: mmp@des.qld.gov.au