Code of practice of the Queensland Wildlife Parks Association - Queensland

Service summary

This code of practice of the Queensland Wildlife Parks Association relates to the minimum standards for exhibiting wildlife in Queensland and covers:

  • husbandry
  • feeding
  • record-keeping
  • transporting wildlife
  • establishing a wildlife park
  • koalas
  • photographic opportunities and handling wildlife
  • macropods
  • raptors
  • wombats
  • crocodiles
  • ratites (flightless birds).

This code was developed by wildlife parks around Queensland in association with the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service.

Anyone involved or interested in becoming involved in a business where wildlife are on display in a wildlife park or zoo should obtain a copy of this code from the department.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Environment and Heritage Protection
Environment
Ecoaccess Customer Service Unit

Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Queensland)

Contact details

Department of Environment and Heritage Protection
Environment
Ecoaccess Customer Service Unit

Phone:

13 QGOV (13 74 68)

Website:

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Supporting information

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