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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 296–344.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of the fauna records in the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) Atlas of NSW Wildlife, and analysed the use of Scientific Licences issued by OEH for fauna research for 3.5 years to mid–2014. We found that the distribution and the number of Scientific Licences within protected areas show a heavy bias...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.032
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... and Wildlife Service (NPWS) since the protection of flying-foxes in 1986. A NPWS Policy was developed on this issue in 1998. It provides for licences to be issued to harm a limited number of protected species by gunshot only. The policy does not cover threatened species. The recent change in the conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.040
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
..., several fruit growers continue to use shooting to protect crops. From a field perspective, the current system of licensing on-crop shooting has not been conducive to achieving the nature conservation objectives of NPWS. In particular, compliance with licence conditions is inadequately monitored by NPWS...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.048
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... on the licences it issues to cull flying-foxes in orchards. The licences covered a wide range of crops, and the area of crops covered under individual licences ranged from 0.5 hectares to 53 hectares. The total licensed kill for a two-month period in 1998 was 255 Little Red Flying-foxes and 1330 Grey-headed...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 698–710.
Published: 20 October 2011
... monitored and insufficient evidence has been available to assess welfare concerns. This study reports the first systematically acquired data on flying-foxes shot under licence in NSW. In the 2006/07 season the average number of GHFFs licensed to be harmed was <40 individuals per licence. Despite...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.045
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... management in State Forests of NSW is multi-pronged. Two “tiers” of management prescriptions are specified in the Threatened Species Licence issued under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 . The 1 st tier comprises forest wide prescriptions (e.g. high conservation value old growth, rainforest...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 20 May 2022
..., with an additional investment of AUD$2.1 million. As a result, subsidies achieved netting of 182 hectares of crops in the Sydney Basin and Central Coast and 503 hectares in the remainder of NSW. The number of shooting licences granted by the NSW Government in growing seasons following the subsidy program were...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 10 May 2022
.... A transition towards non-lethal means of protecting horticultural crops from flying-fox damage was supported by government programs that encouraged the uptake of exclusion netting in orchards. Cull limits and restrictions on licences to shoot flying-foxes on horticultural land were steps to the phasing out...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 359–370.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... The costly nature of these surveys and the requirement for these surveys to comply with licence conditions, however, limits the ability to undertake post– harvest surveys or monitoring on a broader scale with available resources. A new model is currently being developed whereby minimum standards are set...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
... stakeholder consultations for these reforms, wildlife rehabilitation 1 The Spinifex Hopping-mouse Notomys alexis and Plains Rat Pseudomys australis may be held under a class 1 mammal keeper licence (OEH 2016). An animal keeper licence is not required for Dingoes Canis familiaris (also referred to by some...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 184–189.
Published: 10 October 2011
... for compliance with minimum weight restrictions. Consequently, there is concern that weight loss during cold storage, particularly in small carcases close to the minimum limit, could lead to harvesters being wrongly prosecuted or fined for breaching the minimum carcase weight licence condition. We found...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 93–110.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... National Parks and Wildlife Service, 1993. General (section 120) licence application for the Lord Howe Island Board to import domestic dogs. Section 92B(6) Decision Report. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service: Sydney. Nicholas Graham-Higgs, 1994. Fauna Impact Statement for proposed development...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... frogs” as pets but, in most cases, captive-held frogs require the acquisition of a fauna licence. For many people, establishing a frog pond and frog habitat in their backyard is the easiest and most practical way that they can experience frogs. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... enterprises based on reintroductions in Australia make significant contributions to conservation, but face difficulties with obtaining licences, accessing threatened species, low levels of support from government, excessive competition from other tourism businesses and the death of reintroduced mammals...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.017
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of the difficulties of trying to balance conservation in a legislative framework using the Integrated Forestry Operations Approvals (IFOA) Threatened Species Licence (TSL) process in NSW. Several problems have arisen since the implementation of the IFOA TSL that need to be resolved to improve forest management...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.036
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... committee to address management problems; 2) incentives are required to encourage/assist growers to net their orchards; 3) governments must make a serious commitment to an integrated and properly-funded research effort; 4) shooting under licence should continue until effective non-lethal alternatives...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.059
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... or likely to become extinct”, and one is listed as “presumed extinct” (CALM 1998). A further five taxa are listed as “protected fauna” under the provisions of a close season notice (CALM 1994) which restricts collecting, except under licence. This paper reviews some of the procedures that are followed when...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.007
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... reptiles and amphibians and allows for protected fauna to be taken under licence. Reptiles and frogs may be permitted to be taken from the wild and/or kept for scientific research, educational purposes, limited private study and venom supply, but not as pets or for hobby purposes. No private ownership...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.026
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... to non-timber perspectives at all stages of the policy process, from problem definition to coupe planning; reversing an apparent overcommitment of timber resources to industry under long-term legal supply agreements and licences, which is pre-empting management decisions and precluding introduction...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 236–248.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... Management Plan for the Green and Golden Bell Frog at Homebush Bay NPWS 1994. Homebush Bay Brickpit Decision Report. Endangered Fauna Licence Application. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Sydney. Homebush Bay Brickpit Decision Report. Endangered Fauna Licence Application NPWS 1995...