Report illegal spotlighting

Illegal spotlighting may be happening in your area, putting your community, property, livestock and native wildlife at risk.
Illegal spotlighting is when people illegally use a spotlight or thermal imaging device to shoot deer or other game animals at night.
To report illegal spotlighting, visit or call 136 186. You can also contact your local Police station.
If you see or hear illegal spotlighting and have immediate concerns for your safety or the safety of others, call 000 while it is happening.
Keep your community safe and help put a stop to illegal spotlighting.
There are some forms of legal spotlighting, including when landowners or their agents need to control pest animals or problem deer on private property. For more information about spotlighting laws, visit
All reports of alleged illegal spotlighting are assessed and responded to accordingly.