Download the care sheet for your pet by clicking on the animals listed below.
Possum in your roof
Carpet and Diamond pythons
Leaf and stick insects
Lizards in your garden

All native animals are protected under the terms of National Parks & Wildlife Act, 1972.

  1. You need a permit/Licence to sell and keep most native animals as pets
  2. It is also illegal to take native animals from the wild

For more information relating to Permits and Licences contact the National Parks & Wildlife Permit section:
ph 8124 4972 or email