Victoria has some of the best game hunting opportunities in Australia. There are generous open seasons and bag limits for game deer, duck and quail and more than 8 million hectares of public land available for hunting. This site will help you make the most of these opportunities and ensure you hunt in a safe and lawful way.
The new Wildlife (Game) Regulations 2012 came into effect on 11 September 2012. The information on this website is being updated to reflect the new regulations. Some of the current information may relate back to the previous regulations.
Please check Game Regulations 2012 to ensure information is current—this page outlines changes now in effect.
Duck Hunting Closure
Prohibition on Game hunting notice.
2013 Duck Season
The 2013 season opens on Saturday 16 March and closes on Monday 10 June - find out more here.
New game regulations
Get informed about the new Wildlife (Game) Regulations 2012 that came into effect on 11 September.
Read this definitive guide to using a shotgun while game bird hunting.
Deer hunting locations
Find maps and information about where and how you can hunt deer in Victoria.