Game Hunting in Victoria

A range of popular, licensed hunting activities are available in Victoria.

In 2019 recreational hunting was worth an estimated $356 million to the Victorian economy.

The department plays a coordination and policy role for game hunting, working closely with the Game Management Authority (GMA), the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and Parks Victoria.

The GMA regulates game hunting in Victoria. Visit the Game Management Authority website for all information regarding how, where and when to hunt game legally in Victoria.


Sustainable Hunting Action Plan
The Sustainable Hunting Action Plan is a whole of Victorian Government initiative that supports and guides the game hunting industry's long term growth.

Economic contribution of recreational hunting in Victoria

Research that reveals recreational hunting was worth $356 million to the Victorian economy in 2019.

Page last updated: 18 December 2020