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Deer operation shows hunters doing the right thing

01/04/2015

Game Management Authority (GMA) authorised officers together with Victoria Police conducted deer hunter compliance patrols in the Shelley, Koetong and Walwa areas over the weekend of March 28 – 29.

A quiet start to duck season in Victoria

21/03/2015

The opening weekend of the 2015 duck season has seen the highest numbers of hunters active in wetlands in Gippsland and at select wetlands near Kerang, Horsham, Stawell and Geelong.

Reminder to act responsibly for the start of the 2015 duck season

19/03/2015

As the start of the 2015 duck season nears, the Game Management Authority is providing a timely reminder to all involved to act responsibly and legally.

Wetlands closed for the start of the 2015 duck season

16/03/2015

Four wetlands will be closed to duck hunting this season to protect significant numbers of threatened species, provide refuge for Brolga or to reinforce their status as off limits to hunting.

Victorian duck hunters reminded to hunt safely this season

13/03/2015

The current dry conditions across Victoria will see many hunters turning to creeks and rivers in addition to the state’s traditional wetland hunting grounds to hunt ducks this season.

Hunters Convicted and Equipment to be Destroyed

11/03/2015

Two men have been convicted and fined for illegally possessing firearms and a spotlight in recognised deer habitat near Cheshunt.

New shotgunning program to educate game bird hunters

20/02/2015

This year’s first Shotgunning Education Program practical training day will be held at the Field and Game Australia Greenvale Shotgun range this Saturday 21 February.

Illegal hunters’ firearm and equipment to be destroyed

17/02/2015

A father and son have been found guilty at the Seymour Magistrates Court for possessing an unsecured firearm and spot-lighting equipment in recognised deer habitat near Eildon.

Dry conditions lead to changes to 2015 duck season

14/01/2015

Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford today announced a full-length duck hunting season of 12 weeks with restrictions to the daily bag limit.Full media release

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