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Hunting Permit

Hunting permits are required from the Tiwi Land Council.  Applications are submitted to the the Traditional Land Owners for approval. Hunting permits are available only for permanent residents of the Tiwi Islands. Non-residents wishing to obtain a hunting permit should apply in writing direct to the Tiwi Land Council. Hunting permits are to be limited to 3 of the 8 homeland areas shown in the attached map and permit holders can hunt only in the area(s) nominated on their permit.
The 8 homeland areas are

Tiwi Islands Hunting Area

Tiwi Islands Hunting Area

  1. Jikilaruwu
  2. Wurankuwu
  3. Malawu
  4. Mantiyupwi
  5. Munupi
  6. Yimpinari
  7. Marrikawuyanga
  8. Wulirankuwu
The fee structure for the year beginning 1 January 2015 for a hunting permit is:
 
               Annual Permit: $100 per land owning group                        14 Day Permit: $100
 
Permits will not be issued to anyone under the age of 18 years.
 
All annual permits expire on 31 January each year, regardless of when you pay and/or are approved for a permit throughout the calendar year.
 
Please note that all pricing is in Australian Dollars and includes GST.
 
Permit Information
All revenue from hunting permits is used to protect and conserve our environment and help ensure the future of hunting throughout the Tiwi Islands.
To apply for a new permit please click here to download the application form or click here to apply online.