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    DeerScan is now live for you to record deer in your local area.

How to use DeerScan in 2018
DeerScan is a free community resource for landholders, community groups and pest controllers. DeerScan can be used to map sightings, report problems or damage caused by deer, and document your control actions. It can be used to inform your neighbours and local biosecurity authorities about current feral deer problems.

Record sightings, evidence, impacts and control

Use the DeerScan website and App to record deer activity in your local area. Information you enter can be supplied to local biosecurity organisations to help manage the pest.

Start Mapping or Register new user


Download the App (latest version: December 9, 2018)


How to identify different Deer species


Fallow deer                    Chital deer


Red deer                        Rusa deer


Sambar deer                  Hog deer


Alert local biosecurity groups about feral deer

Reducing the impacts and problems caused by feral deer requires a coordinated and collaborative approach at a regional scale. Biosecurity organisations across Australia are now connected to DeerScan.
Information you record in DeerScan can be supplied to local biosecurity authorities on your behalf to help reduce the impacts this pest is causing
To find out more, contact


Download instructions


DeerScan fact sheet (PDF)


Assistance is available

If you require assistance or support with DeerScan, please e-mail

Visit PestSmart to find out how to control deer

Visit the PestSmart website to view information about how to control feral deer in your local area.
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