NWC – NSW Wildlife Council

FASBIn early 2012, the NSW Police Firearms Registry re-interpreted the Firearms Act. As a consequence, firearms licences were no longer issued to wildlife volunteers. The NSW Wildlife Council immediately began negotiations with the Firearms Registry. Now, wildlife volunteers can again receive a permit for “Animal Welfare” reasons.

Read the background article

NWC Firearms Safety Brief – Volunteers

NWC Firearms Safety Brief – Notes for Firearms Coordinators & Instructors

Policy for the application of wildlife (fauna) rehabilitators for a firearms licence for Animal Welfare (432kb PDF)