Apply for a macropod harvesting licence
You must have a Macropod Harvesting Licence 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 .
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.
- Application—Macropod Harvesting Licence
- Information sheet—Macropod Harvesting Licence
- Information sheet—TAFE Course
- Humane Shooting Test Target
- Certification—Approved shooting test
- Form—Change of Details for Macropod Harvesting Licence
- Form—Landholder Consent Template – 2019
- Form—Landholder Consent Template – 2020
Apply for a commercial macropod licence
You must have a Commercial Macropod Licence (dealer) 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) .
There are three types of licences available, depending on the activity to be conducted. These include:
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).
Allows macropod meat to be processed.
Allows macropod skins to be processed.
For more information on Macropods Online please contact the Macropod Management Unit:
Phone: 07 4530 1254