Wildlife, fish, and declared pest animals- additional permits and requirements
The use and keeping of animals in Victoria is overseen by a number of government agencies. If animals are used for scientific procedures or bred as specified animals, there may be additional requirements to those that are covered on these webpages. Information should be sought from the following agencies:
- Wildlife research permits are required for the use wildlife for research or teaching. More information may be found at flora and fauna research permits or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or the Customer Service Centre on (03) 136 186.
- A permit and or other authorisation under the Fisheries Act 1995 may be required when fish are used in Victoria for the purpose of research. For more information contact the Customer Service Centre on (03) 136 186.
- Pest animal research/education permits are required for the keeping of a declared pest animal species. More information may be found at Agriculture Victoria Pest Animal Permits or contact the Pest Animal Permit Administrator on email@example.com or the Customer Service Centre on (03) 136 186.
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