Wild Fallow Deer Management Plan Project

​​​​​​​​​The Draft Wild Fallow Deer Management Plan has been released for public comment. The Draft Plan is an important step in developing a 5-year plan for the management of wild fallow deer in the state.​

 Draft Tasmanian Wild Fallow Deer Management Plan (PDF 3Mb)

A summary of the Draft Plan is also available:​

 Summary - Draft Wild Fallow Deer Management Plan (PDF 443Kb)

​The Draft Plan aims 

  • to minimise the wild fallow deer population in areas with significant natural values
  • to address the agricultural, commercial, environmental and public safety impacts associated with the growth and increased distribution of deer populations in Tasmania
  • to recognise that deer are an important recreational hunting resource.

How to have your s​ay​

Submissions for feedback on the Deer Managment Plan closed on Friday 3 December 2021 at 5pm.

Community forums were held as per the below:

Monday 22 November, 6:30-8.00 pm
Bothwell Football Club Rooms, Bothwell Football Ground

Tuesday 23 November, 6:30-8.00 pm
Riverlands Centre, 159 Wellington Street, Longford

Wednesday 24 November, 6:30-8.00 pm
Gnomon Room Ulverstone Wharf Precinct

Thursday 25 November, 6:30-8.00 pm
Brighton Civic Centre, 25 Green Point Rd, Bridgewater​

​St Marys 
Wednesday 1 December, 11:00am - 1.00 pm
St Marys Hotel, 48 Main Street, St Marys​​​

Inform​​a​​​​​tion on submissions

All submissions will be treated as public information and made available on the Department’s website. If you wish for your submission to be treated as confidential, either whole or in part, please note this in writing at the time of making your submission.

No personal information other than the name of individual submitters will be disclosed​​

The Right to Information Act and confi​dentiality ​

By law, information provided to the Government may be provided to an applicant under the provisions of the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI). If you have indicated that you wish all or part of your submission to be confidential, the statement that details your reasons will be taken into account in determining whether or not to release the information in the event of an RTI application for assessed disclosure.

Further information​

​Game Ser​vices Tamania
Phone: 1300 292 292
Email: DeerMa​nagementPlan@​dpipwe.tas.gov.au​