Pig hunting permits for reserves

You must have a permit to hunt feral pigs in Darwin's two dedicated reserves. 

These reserves are Shoal Bay reserve and Harrison Dam reserve and permits last for one or five years. 

Feral pig hunting permits are for these reserves only and you must not hunt outside of these reserves. 

Go to the map of Shoal Bay and Harrison Dam reserves. (2.8 mb)

Who can apply

You must be 18 or over to apply for a permit to hunt feral pigs. 

There are different rules for children and hunting permits.

You must also have a NT shooters licence. 

For more information and to apply for a shooters licence go to the NT Police website

How to apply

To apply for a permit you must follow these steps:

Step 1. Fill in the application form. 

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Step 2. Pay the fee by including your credit details.

Step 3. Submit your form by email, fax, mail or in person to the Parks and Wildlife Commission Concessions and Permits section

If you submit your permit application by mail or in person you can pay the fee by cheque or money order, payable to Receiver of Territory Monies.

Permit fees

A one-year permit costs $10 and is valid for 12 months from the date of issue.

A five-year permit costs $40 and is valid for five years from the date of issue.

Replacement cards cost $22.

Last updated: 27 October 2017