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Applying to Amend the List of Species that can be Imported into Tasmania

Under the new wildlife import arrangements, individuals may apply to amend the list of species that can be imported into Tasmania under the Nature Conservation Act 2002. Applicants are required to submit a Species Profile which contains the minimum information that DPIPWE needs to assess the risk of importing the species into Tasmania. All mammals, birds and reptiles that are not included on the list of species that can be imported into Tasmania will not be permitted. Further detail is contained in the Policy and supporting documentation.

Important information for making an application is contained in:Note that applications MUST contain:Applications that do not contain this required information will be refused. Further information about preparing relevant documentation is contained in the Guidelines to Prepare a Species Profile to Amend the List of Wildlife that can be Imported into Tasmania.

An overview of the procedures to have the list of species that may be imported into Tasmania amended is outlined below. In brief, the process to amend the live import list is:View a flowchart of the process.

It is recommended that applicants contact the Wildlife Management Branch (DPIPWE) in the first instance before developing the application.

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For Further Information:

Contact: Wildlife Management Branch
Wildlife Management Branch
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
134 Macquarie Street, GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4305
Fax: 03 6233 3477
Email: wildlife.reception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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