Increasing commercial opportunities to harvest Hog Deer on private land outside the prescribed hunting season
The policy below outlines the framework to allow the commercial harvest of Hog Deer from private land outside the prescribed hunting season, without compromising the conservation status of the species and ensuring equitable hunting opportunities on surrounding lands are not significantly impacted.
In order to be eligible, landowners will be required to operate a commercial venture to an approved game management plan. A game management plan template is provided below which must be correctly completed and submitted with an Application for an extension to the Hog Deer Hunting Season on Private Property.
The completed management plan and application form must be mailed to:
Manager Policy and Game Services
Game Management Authority
GPO Box 4509
Melbourne VIC 3001