Wildlife in Schools
Provision is made for Victorian schools to possess the following species of wildlife for non-invasive observation in the classroom.
|Common Long-necked Tortoise
Blotched Blue-tongued Lizard
Eastern Blue-tongued Lizard
Central Bearded Dragon
Large Blotched Python
|Eastern Banjo Frog
Southern Brown Tree Frog
Spotted Grass Frog
Brown Striped Frog
Green Tree Frog
Giant Tree Frog
Dainty Green Tree Frog
To facilitate this activity at a Government School, the following permit may be downloaded for signature by the Principal of that school.
To facilitate this activity at a Catholic School, the following permit may be downloaded for signature by the Principal of that school.
To apply for permission to conduct this activity at an Independent School, please contact the DEPI Customer Service Centre on 136 186 or by email email@example.com
Classroom observation / education of native wildlife
Primary and Secondary schools and Kindergartens require a permit to keep frogs, reptiles, birds and mammals for observation in the classroom. (Wildlife must NOT be taken from the wild without a permit.)
Animal WelfareYou must also comply with all requirements of the following Code of Practice administered by the Bureau of Animal Welfare (Department of Primary Industries).
Code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific procedures