Hunters will soon be able to stay overnight in private accommodation and at campsites, so long as communal areas like shared bathrooms and kitchens are not used.
Green Swamp, near Glenthompson, is closed to hunting for the 2020 duck season to protect a significant number of Brolga.
Four of Victoria’s wetlands have additional hunting restrictions in place for the 2020 duck season, to protect or prevent disturbance to significant numbers of threatened birds.
The Victorian Government has announced that coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions will be gradually eased from 11.59pm on Tuesday, 12 May.
In recognition of the unprecedented impact on Victoria’s game hunters caused by mandatory social distancing measures, the expiry date of all current game licences administered by the Game Management Authority will be extended by 12 months, allowing hunters to get full value of their one-or three-year licence fee.The GMA will implement the extension in due course.See full media release.
Stay home. Protect our health system. Save lives.Victoria’s Chief Health Officer has advised that to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), you must not leave your home to go hunting.
Two men have been forced to pay $5,000 each and have had their firearms seized and destroyed for committing a number of hunting and firearm offences in northern Victoria.
The Victorian Government has today announced arrangements for the 2020 duck hunting season including changes to the season length, opening weekend start times and the daily bag limit.
The Andrews Labor Government has extended Brian Hine’s term as chair of the Game Management Authority for a further three years from 1 July 2020.
It’s now easier for Victorian hunters to find out where they can legally hunt across the state with the release of the Andrews Labor Government’s new electronic hunting maps.
Two men have been forced to pay $500 each to the Magistrates’ Court Fund and have received good behaviour bonds for committing illegal hunting offences in north-east Victoria.
Latest research into deer hunting in Victoria shows the highest number of licensed recreational deer hunters harvesting the highest number of deer recorded.
A woman from New South Wales has been convicted, forced to pay more than $1200 in fines and costs and ordered to forfeit a set of deer antlers for committing illegal hunting offences in Victoria.
Two men from Taggerty and Mansfield have been fined more than $6000 and have been forced to forfeit firearms, tools and prohibited items for committing a number of hunting and firearm related offences in North East Victoria.