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Recreational wildlife licence

In Queensland, a recreational wildlife licence (RWL) is required if you want to keep certain protected birds, reptiles or amphibians at a residential property.

To find out which birds, reptiles or amphibians require a licence, how to apply for a licence, how to submit a movement advice or to learn about your licence responsibilities you can read this guide or use our species licence search.

A recreational wildlife licence does not allow you to use the animals for commercial purposes. Visit the Commercial Wildlife Permits and Regulations.

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SEQ Recreational Wildlife Re-homing Pilot Program

South East Queensland Recreational Wildlife Re-homing Pilot Program

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Last updated
5 July 2018
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