Animal Welfare Guidelines - Field Shooting of Brushtail Possums in Tasmania

​​​This​ ​Animal Welfare Guideline ('Code of Practice') includes info​rmation on:
  • ​Introduction and scope
  • Shooting brushtail possums in Tasmania
  • Legislative controls of possum shooting
  • Guidelines for use of rifles for shooting brushtail possums
  • ​​​Guidelines for use of shotguns for shooting brushtail possums
  • Dependent young and wounded animals
  • Safe handing procedures

Code of Practice - Field Shooting of Brushtail Possums in Tasmania (159 KB)

​To report animal cruelty:
RSPCA Inspectorate
Phone: 1300 139 947