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Fox and wild dog bounty collection details

July 2nd, 2022Fox and wild dog bounty collection details

Foxes and wild dogs are 'declared' established pest animals in Victoria. They cannot be eradicated from the state and require ongoing management by all public and private landowners.

Foxes and wild dogs are ‘declared’ established pest animals in Victoria.

They cannot be eradicated from the state and require ongoing management by all public and private landowners.

Effective fox and wild dog management requires an integrated approach utilising all suitable management practices including:

  • poison baiting
  • trapping
  • exclusion fencing
  • fumigation
  • appropriate animal husbandry.

Hunting can play an important role in supporting an integrated management approach.

The collection schedule for North West Victoria, includes:

Bendigo collections (Fox only), Corner Midland Highway and Taylor Street, Epsom, 10.30 am  12.30 pm

Dates:

  • Monday, 4 July
  • Monday, 1 August
  • Monday, 29 August
  • Monday, 26 September
  • Monday, 24 October.

Ouyen collections, Fox and wild dog (wild dog by appointment only), Gregory Street, Ouyen, 2  4 pm

Dates:

  • Tuesday, 5 July
  • Tuesday, 2 August
  • Tuesday, 30 August
  • Tuesday, 27 September
  • Tuesday, 25 October.

St Arnaud collections (Fox only), 4 Montague Street, St Arnaud, Victoria, 10.30 am  12.30 pm

Dates:

  • Thursday, 7 July
  • Thursday, 4 August
  • Thursday, 1 September
  • Thursday, 29 September
  • Thursday, 27 October.

2022 Swan Hill collections (Fox only), 7 Quin Drive, Swan Hill, 8.30  10.30 am

Dates:

  • Tuesday, 5 July
  • Tuesday, 2 August
  • Tuesday, 30 August
  • Tuesday, 27 September
  • Tuesday, 25 October.

The bounty will run until the end of October 2022, consistent with previous years.

Visit agriculture.vic.gov.au/bounty to find out more or call the Customer Service Centre on 136 186.

The Victorian Fox and Wild Dog Bounty is now digital

To streamline payment processes for fox and wild dog bounty participants, we have introduced a digital bounty application system.

Registering is easy.

Access the form at agriculture.vic.gov.au/bounty and simply input your email and banking details.



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