OB­JEC­TIVE: GROW­ING HUNT­ING’S BEN­E­FITS

Field and Game - - SHAP PROGRESS -

Hunt­ing’s ben­e­fits will be max­imised by us­ing so­cial me­dia to an­nounce up­com­ing sea­sons and vari­a­tions, mak­ing game meat pro­cess­ing eas­ier, mon­i­tor­ing eco­nomic ben­e­fits and fa­cil­i­tat­ing tourism.

Gov­ern­ment to com­mu­ni­cate en­vi­ron­men­tal, eco­nomic and so­cial ben­e­fits of hunt­ing, mir­ror­ing the ap­proach ap­plied to “Tar­get 1 Mil­lion” recre­ational fish­ing ini­tia­tive 1

In­cor­po­rate ben­e­fits from hunt­ing within State Gov­ern­ment tourism com­mu­ni­ca­tions, top-five lo­cal gov­ern­ment ar­eas by eco­nomic ben­e­fits (re­fer to the 2014 DEPI eco­nomic ben­e­fits of hunt­ing re­port) 1

Vari­a­tions to hunt­ing sea­sons are by ex­cep­tion only, and un­der­pinned by con­tem­po­rary, sci­ence-led, man­age­ment frame­works agreed by gov­ern­ment and rel­e­vant hunt­ing or­gan­i­sa­tions 2

Com­mer­cial pro­cess­ing of wild deer for per­sonal use ef­fec­tive De­cem­ber 1, 2017 2

Mea­sur­able progress with com­mer­cial pro­cess­ing of wild duck, quail, and ex­otic game birds demon­strated by De­cem­ber 1, 2017 2

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