The Hunter Education Handbook covers all the material examined in the R Licence accreditation course.
The purpose of this handbook is to provide hunters in NSW with an excellent source of knowledge and information to assist them to hunt legally and responsibly. It was compiled by experts in the field of hunting.
To assist in the process of continual learning, NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has published this Hunter Education Handbook.
The handbook can be used by hunters who:
o want to apply for an R-Licence.
o want to further their knowledge of other hunting methods.
o are hunting for the first time.
This handbook covers all aspects of safe hunting, in particular the following:
UNIT 1.1 CODE OF PRACTICE AND LAW
UNIT 1.2 ANIMAL WELFARE
UNIT 1.3 SAFE HUNTING PRACTICES
UNIT 1.4 ETHICS AND CONSERVATION
UNIT 2.1 HUNTING WITH FIREARMS PART A: RIFLES
UNIT 2.1 HUNTING WITH FIREARMS PART B: SHOTGUNS
UNIT 2.2 HUNTING WITH BLACKPOWDER FIREARMS
UNIT 2.3 HUNTING WITH BOWS
UNIT 2.4 HUNTING WITH DOGS