Keeping and trading wildlife
Apply for private and commercial wildlife licences, import and export permits and learn about licence requirements.
Tips for dealing with common wildlife problems and information about wildlife management in Victoria.
Everyone can help protect Victoria’s wildlife. Find out about simple things you can do to protect and support your local wildlife.
Spring’s not sprung but snakes are looking for sun
Snakes have already started to become active across parts of Victoria ahead of the…
More eagles killed in suspected illegal shooting
Wildlife officers are appealing to the public for information relating to the kill…
Keeping wildlife as pets comes with responsibilities
Owning native wildlife as a pet is a privilege in Victoria and the Department of E…
Koalas in blue gum plantations
Read about the new regulations for disturbing koalas in blue gum plantations.
Water safety around marine mammals
Know the rules and understand how to stay safe when swimming, boating and flying around whales, dolphins and seals.
Learn about the protection and recovery efforts for Victoria’s state emblem, find information about survey standards and a map of key colonies.