Hunting

Game and feral animals such as foxes and rabbits, wild deer, feral goats and pigs can have impacts on agricultural production, the environment and communities. Hunting is recognised as one of a number of tools used in the management of game and feral animals and also as a legitimate recreational pursuit.

The Game Licensing Unit manages hunter licensing, education and compliance, and administers important hunting programs like:

  • native game bird management program
  • hunting on public land
  • Hunter Learning, Education and Accreditation Program (LEAP)
  • inland bowfishing trial
  • GunSmart (the NSW firearms safety initiative)
  • responsible pig dogger program.

Non-licence holder opinions wanted!

Are you a hunter who hasn't gotten around to getting licensed yet? Or perhaps you hadn't heard about our licences before? Or didn't know about the many public land hunting opportunities available with one of our licences?

We need you to tell us about you and your hunting!

Put simply, we need the insights of hunters who don't hold a NSW Game Hunting Licence to work out how to target important information on safe and responsible hunting more broadly.

Every respondent will receive a free hunting cap, beanie or firearms safety awareness kit to show our thanks, as well as the chance to win some great prizes! All you need to do is provide your name, postal address and email address when asked at the end of the survey. Your confidential responses will be kept separate from your personal information. You can remain anonymous.

1st prize Rhino 650 GPS and handheld radio valued at $564
2nd prize Blaze orange Alpine Stalker Rucksack valued at $480
3rd prize Blaze orange Plainsmans jacket and brimmed hat valued at $200

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