Pest Management

Pest Management Solutions for the Northern Territory

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Primary production

The applicant must have a genuine reason for possessing or using a firearm in primary production, and must:

  1. be a primary producer or the owner, lessee or manager of land used for primary production
  2. produce evidence to Police satisfaction that the applicant intends to use the firearm/s solely in connection with farming or grazing activities, this includes the suppression of vertebrate pest animals on the land.

This applicant will be eligible for a Corporate Licence. It is not the policy to issue individual licences for use in a business such as primary production.

Vertebrate pest animal control

The applicant must have a genuine reason for possessing or using a firearm that is for vertebrate pest animal control, and must be:

  1. a professional contract shooter engaged or employed in controlling vertebrate pest animal control (refer Corporate Licence part of this manual for details of requirements that relate to pet meat shooters and contract meat shooters)
  2. a person employed by or in, or authorised by, a government or local government organisation, that has functions that relate to control or suppression of vertebrate pest animals. This includes government bodies/Indigenous Ranger groups.

This applicant will be eligible for a Corporate Licence, it is not the policy to issue individual licences for use in a business such as vertebrate pest control.

Business or employment

This type of licence is for applicants who have a genuine reason for possessing or using firearms that is business or employment related. The applicant must demonstrate that it is necessary in the conduct of the applicants business or employment to possess or use firearms for which the licence is sough (i.e. Dealers/Armourers).

This applicant will be eligible for a Dealer’s Licence, Armourer’s Licence or Instructor’s Licence. It is not the policy to issue individual licences for use in a business.

Occupational requirements

The applicant for a licence must have a genuine reason for possessing or using firearm/s that is an occupational requirement and must be employed or engaged in an occupation that requires the possession or use of firearms for which the licence is sought. An example of this is a Professional Fisherman.

This applicant will be eligible for a Corporate Licence, it is not the policy to issue individual licences for use in a business such as occupational requirements.

Animal welfare

The applicant of this licence must have a genuine reason for possessing or using firearm/s in animal welfare and must be:

  1. an officer of the RSPCA established in NT
  2. a registered veterinarian
  3. a person employed by a body , such as a local council, that has a responsibility for animal welfare
  4. an owner, transporter, drover or other handler of animals who may need to destroy animals to avoid suffering.

This applicant will be eligible for a Corporate Licence, it is not the policy to issue individual licences for use in a business such as animal welfare.

  • Paladin Firearm Solutions has over 40 years expertise in carrying out and managing pest management solutions and is able to provide a quote in respect to pest removal from any location.
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