We are developing our Animal Management Plan for the five year period 2017-2022.
The Animal Management Plan is about supporting responsible pet ownership and for people and pets to experience the best of living in their community.
Understanding community issues and ideas will assist in developing actions and priorities over the next 5 years.
In July 2016, after extensive community consultation and debate in both houses of State Parliament, the Dog and Cat Management (Miscellaneous) Act 2016 was passed.
Regulations to administer the changed legislation are being developed and there are changes that will impact Council's administration of dogs and cats and will also bring changes for pet owners and the community. The key features of the changes are:
Thank you to the many people who have contributed to our online survey. The survey has now closed and we will be analysing the data to identify key themes which will help in drafting our new Animal Management Plan.
Further updates on the project will be provided on this webpage and via social media.