OBJECTIVE 4: ENSURING SUSTAINABLE HUNTING
Sustainable hunting will be secured through sound research, habitat improvement, working with hunting organisations on control programs, developing a deer management strategy, and improving data collection.
Deliver audit of State Game Reserves to hunting organisations by February 2017 4
Science-led approach to develop habitat improvement for State Game Reserves, including food sources TBA
Develop a draft deer management strategy and put to external review by properly qualified game managers by December 2017, allowing sufficient response time for external stakeholders to seek independent expert advice 3
Investment in game management research demonstrated by government, incorporated within regulator and policy development 3