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Displaying licence information for 31 birds requiring a restricted licence.

Australian magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen tibicen)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Banded lapwing (Vanellus tricolor)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Buff-breasted button-quail (Turnix olivii)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Eclectus parrot (Australian subspecies) (Eclectus roratus macgillivrayi)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Figbird (Specotheres viridis)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Gang gang cockatoo (Callocephalon fimbriatum)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Glossy black-cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus lathami)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Green rosella (Platycercus caledonicus)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Long-billed black-cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus baudinii)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Macleay's fig parrot (Cyclopsita diopthalma macleayana)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Major Mitchell's cockatoo (Cacatua leadbeateri)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Masked lapwing (Vanellus miles)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Naretha blue bonnet (Northiella haematogaster naretha)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Partridge pigeon (Geophaps smithii)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Red wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Red-eared firetail (Tagonopleura oculata)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Red-tailed black-cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banskii)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Rose-crowned fruit-dove (Ptilinopus regina)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Scarlet honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Short-billed black-cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus latirostris)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Silvereye (grey-backed) (Zosterops lateralis)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Splendid fairy-wren (Malurus splendens)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Spotted pardalote (Pardalotus punctatus)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Superb fairy-wren (Malurus cyaneus)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Superb fruit-dove (Ptilinopus superbus)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Swift parrot (Lathamus discolor)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Topknot pigeon (Lopholaimus antarcticus)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Variegated fairy-wren (Malurus lamberti)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

White-winged fairy-wren (Malurus leucopterus)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Wompoo fruit-dove (Ptilinopus magnificus)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5

Yellow-tailed black-cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus)

Keeping of this animal requires a restricted licence or a standard licence—check the licence conditions.

Licence conditions
  • To keep more than two birds that are restricted animals, you must apply for a restricted RWL. You can keep up to two birds that are restricted animals on a standard RWL.
  • To keep this animal you must show you have the knowledge, experience and facilities that meet requirements under the relevant code of practice.
Licence caps
On a restricted licence, an assessment by a wildlife officer will determine how many you can keep. On a standard licence, you are allowed to keep up to 300 controlled, commercial and recreational native birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Cost
See Licence types and fees.
Apply
How to apply
Tips for applying online in Connect
  • For a Restricted licence for this animal: Select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Restricted: birds, reptiles and amphibians (excluding species in the Families Elapidae, Hydrophiidae and Laticaudidae).
  • For a standard licence select the following when prompted: "Permit" = Recreational Wildlife Licence, "Activity" = Keeping live recreational animals, "Sub-activity" = Standard: birds, reptiles and amphibians.
More information
More information and application
If unsure, contact us on 1300 130 372 (Option 4).
Protection classification
Restricted animals
Applicable regulation
Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 Schedule 4, S10—Part 5
Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
5 July 2018
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