Scientific Permits (Fauna) Applications for Public Comment

​​Your comments on the information contained, or nature of the research being proposed, should be provided in writing (by post, fax, or email) before close of business on the listed closing date.  

Please include your name and contact details.

Send your comments to:

Scientific Research Permits
Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania
134 Macquarie Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 4316

Current Research Applications

In this Topic

  • Parvulastra vivipara - Tasmanian live-bearing seastar
    Trial translocations of the threatened seastar Parvulastra vivipara from a proposed development site on the Sorell Causeway to potential new receiver and habitat offset sites in Pipe Clay Lagoon and Ralphs Bay - consultation closes 30 March 2023.
  • Punctoidea snails and slugs
    Megadiverse but tiny and overlooked: a revision of the Punctoidea snails and slugs of southern Australia (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora) - public consultation closes 4 April 2023
  • Skinks
    Skinks - 7 June 2023
  • Mammals, Birds and Beetles
    Optimising biodiversity conservation in managed forest landscapes - public consultation closes on the 21st of June 2023.

​As part of the process for issuing scientific permits the community is invited to ​
  • view all new applications
  • have an opportunity to make comments 

We invite comment on the relevance of the research, ecological sustainability, and research methods. 

Animal welfare issues are assessed by Animal Ethics Committees established under the Animal Welfare Act 1993 - see Animal Research for more information.​


Scientific Research Permits
Environment Division
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7000