Covid-19 Level 5 - Shooting Restrictions

Date Released: Thursday, January 21, 2021

With the return to Covid-19 Level 5 restrictions, please note licences issued by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage (DHLGH) do not in any way confer exemptions in respect of compliance with public health guidelines. 

An individual who has licence from the NPWS must adhere to all public health regulations and guidelines as published by the Government in relation to Covid-19.

An individual who has received a current licence from the NPWS can engage in lawful rough shooting for the purpose of exercise during the current Level 5 restrictions. Any individual who engages in this activity must comply with the Government guidelines and any exercise taking place must be within 5km of his/her place of residence.