It is illegal to keep most native wildlife without a permit from your states Parks and Wildlife department. Import and Export permits are also required when moving native wildlife between different States/Territories. Laws vary between each State or Territory. For more information please follow the links below.

Northern Territory

https://nt.gov.au/environment/animals/wildlife-permits

Queensland

https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/plants-animals/wildlife-permits/recreational-licence

South Australia

https://www.environment.sa.gov.au/managing-natural-resources/plants-and-animals/permits-and-licences

Victoria

https://www.wildlife.vic.gov.au/keeping-and-trading-wildlife/private-wildlife-licences

New South Wales

http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/licences-and-permits/wildlife-licences