Licensing and Regulations

Anyone wishing to hunt game in Victoria, including juniors (12-17 years), must hold a current Game Licence. “Game” includes those species of duck, deer, quail, pheasants and partridges declared to be game in Victoria. A range of licence types is available, depending on the requirements of the individual hunter. For a full listing, please see the table below. The Game Licence must be endorsed for the appropriate type(s) of game that you wish to hunt and only permits you to hunt game in Victoria. Persons less than 12 years old are not permitted to use a firearm or to hunt or take game.

This web page contains information on licence applications and queries.

Author Department of Sustainability and Environment, VIC
Date null
Year 2007
Notes Notes
Control method Recreational hunting
Region VIC
Links https://www.dse.vic.gov.au/DSE/nrenrt.nsf/LinkView/38AE28AEBFBDA6AACA2573760010445BAAD7094D0D899B4BCA25737500243269