Publications and Other Resources

​​​​​​​​​​​Publications and Articles

Game Tracks
Produced annually Game Tracks keeps landowners and hunters informed on issues relating to wildlife management and control, threatened species and land conservation of Tasmania. It also aims to promote ethical, responsible and humane hunting and harvesting practices that are consistent with State and Australian Government wildlife management and conservation programs.

Wallaby Hunting Standard
An animal welfare standard for the hunting of wallabies in Tasmania.

Duck Hunting Code of Practice

Non-toxic Shot for Hunting Wild Duck

Contemporary Statement of Quality Deer Management (QDM) 2019
The government supports the approach of Quality Deer Management (QDM) for maintaining wild fallow deer as a world-class hunting resource in Tasmania, and committed to developing a contemporary statement of QDM.

Forms, Applications and Information Sheets​

Apply ​for a Hunting Licence

Application for Firearms Licence Holders Permission Document

​Waterfowl Identification Test Certificate (WIT)

Applicants purchasing a wild duck hunting licence for the first time must produce their Waterfowl Identification Test Certificate. Applicants born in the year 1935 or prior to 1935 are exempt from this test.

Waterfowl Identification Test Application Form

Please note: Waterfowl Identification Test certificates issued in Queensland are not recognised in Tasmania. 


Game Services Tasmania
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 1300 292 292