Game hunting in Victoria
A range of popular, licensed hunting activities are available in Victoria.
In 2013, hunters generated an estimated economic impact (direct and indirect impacts of game and pest hunting) of $439 million in Victoria.
The department plays a coordination and policy role for game hunting, working closely with the Game Management Authority (GMA), the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and Parks Victoria.
The GMA regulates game hunting in Victoria. Visit the Game Management Authority website for all information regarding how, where and when to hunt game legally in Victoria.
Provide feedback on the draft deer management strategy
The Victorian Government is delivering on our commitment in the Sustainable Hunting Action Plan and Biodiversity 2037 to develop a deer management strategy that maintains hunting opportunities while reducing the negative impacts of deer.
Take the opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed approach to deer management in Victoria. Visit engage.vic.gov.au/draft-victorian-deer-management-strategy by 29 October 2018 to learn more and have your say.
Sustainable Hunting Action Plan
The Sustainable Hunting Action Plan is a whole of Victorian Government initiative that supports and guides the game hunting industry's long term growth.