Hunting seasons and bag limits

Native quail

Stubble Quail

First Saturday in April until 30 June each year

(6 April 2019 - 30 June 2019)

Twenty (20) birds per day

Introduced game birds

Pheasants and partridges, European Quail, Californian Quail

All year

No limit


Pacific Black Duck
Grey Teal
Mountain Duck
Wood Duck
Chestnut Teal
Blue-winged Shoveler (can not be hunted in 2019)
Hardhead Duck
Pink-eared Duck

Third Saturday in March until Sunday 19 May

(16 March 2019 - 19 May 2019)

A maximum of four game ducks per day on opening weekend and five per day for the rest of the season. No Australasian (Blue-winged) Shoveler can be taken during 2019 season.


Hog Deer

1 April – 30 April

One male and one female

Red DeerAll YearNo limit
Sambar Deer (stalking only)All YearNo limit
Sambar Deer (hound hunting)1 April  – 30 November1No limit
Fallow DeerAll yearNo limit
Chital DeerAll yearNo limit
Rusa DeerAll yearNo limit
1Except the period from the Friday before Easter Sunday to the Wednesday after Easter Sunday (inclusive), when Easter falls in April.