The Victorian Government has announced updated restrictions for Melbourne and regional Victoria.
Latest restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire.
Three new board members have been appointed to the Game Management Authority (GMA), bringing new skills and experience to the independent regulator.
The Game Management Authority is reminding everyone involved in the 2020 duck hunting season to act safely, responsibly and legally ahead of the season closing on Monday 8 June.
Earlier this year, four men pleaded guilty in the Sunshine Magistrates Court to illegal spotlighting, firearm offences and illegally shooting protected wildlife in north east Victoria in April 2019.
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.