OBJECTIVE: GROWING HUNTING’S BENEFITS
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