The Office of Aboriginal Affairs (OAA) can assist with advice concerning the issuing of permits under the relevant pieces of legislation for Aboriginal Cultural activities. Permits are issued for fishing activities, cultural mutton birding activities in the South, and other cultural activities.

Aboriginal fishing activities

Information relating to Aboriginal fishing activities, including non-commercial fishing, gear marking, application for a Cultural Unique Identifying Code (UIC) and Policy may be found on the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) website.

Cultural mutton birding

For information about cultural mutton birding please contact:

Office of Aboriginal Affairs

Phone: 03 6165 8366