Kangaroo Industry Background

KIAA materials

Policy papers:

  1. Maintaining sustainable kangaroo populations for the long term
  2. Ensuring traceable kangaroo products from the paddock to the customer
  3. Addressing the differences between commercial and non-commercial harvesting

KangarooIndustryBackground of major issues and science around the kangaroo industry

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KIAA Brochure: English Version | Chinese Version


  1. Kangaroo Welfare Fact Sheet
  2. Kangaroo Products & Benefits Fact Sheet
  3. Kangaroo Markets Fact Sheet
  4. Kangaroo Sustainability Fact Sheet

Government publications

Government fact sheets:

  1. Commercial Kangaroo Harvesting kangaroo-harvest-factsheet
  2. Code of Practice for the Humane Shooting of Kangaroos and Wallabies for Commercial Purposes.

Queensland Government: Overview of the Queensland macropod industry

NSW Government: Handbook for Kangaroo Harvesters

Queensland’s Department of Environment and Heritage Protection:

  1. Aerial surveys of commercially harvested Macropods in Queensland
  2. Improving the Humanness of Commercial Kangaroo Harvesting
  3. National Residue Scheme


Snapshots of the kangaroo industry:

  1. Kangaroos and the economy
  2. Kangaroos and the environment
  3. Health benefits of kangaroo meat
  4. The paddock to plate story of kangaroo meat

Research Papers

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