Essential information on how to stay safe and help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found at https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus.
The Victorian Government has announced new measures to ease restrictions for businesses which come into force from 1 June. Further easing of restrictions are planned from 22 June. Further information about the restrictions can be found at https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/victorias-restriction-levels-covid-19.
For advice, updates and support to help your workplace plan and respond to coronavirus visit the Business Victoria Coronavirus Support (https://www.business.vic.gov.au/disputes-disasters-and-succession-planning/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-business-support) website.
To help minimise delays associated with postal deliveries we encourage you to submit all wildlife licence and ATCW applications via email – please refer to the relevant application form for the preferred email address.
Grants for wildlife rehabilitators and shelters
Licenced wildlife shelters and foster carers who are receiving animals as a result of recent bushfires are eligible to apply for a Victorian Government grant of up to $1000.
DELWP has developed a fact sheet to assist members of the community to understand the risks associated with providing supplementary feed for wildlife, so they can make an informed decision about providing supplementary food in bushfire-affected areas. Prior to providing food for wildlife in bushfire-affected areas, it is important that you consider the risks outlined in the fact sheet and if you do choose to provide food for wildlife, take all necessary steps to minimise those risks.
Keeping and trading wildlife
Apply for private and commercial wildlife licences, import and export permits and learn about licence requirements.
Everyone can help protect Victoria’s wildlife. Find out about simple things you can do to protect and support your local wildlife.
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.
Local wild dog management
Reducing the impact of wild dogs on private land is of paramount importance and a …
5 ways we're helping fire affected wildlife
Details of a selection of the many actions the Victorian Government is taking to s…