The purpose of the Act is to provide for management of the stock route network.
Scope of the Act:
management and control of stock routes and reserves for travelling stock (stock route network)
planning at State and Local Government level for management of the stock route network
Business activities related to the above areas are subject to the provisions of the Act.
An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.
Definition of terms
- Stock route
a road or route ordinarily used for travelling stock or declared under a regulation to be a stock route.
A series of guidelines, fact sheets and other information is available on the Departmental website, as well as from local councils.
Authorised persons have powers under the Act to enter, search and seize evidence of offences, Local Government officers may be appointed as authorised persons.
This entry only covers a road or route ordinarily used for travelling stock or declared under a regulation to be a stock route.
Please see other relating to Pests, Weeds and Animals.
In most situations you should contact the relevant local government, as local stock route network managers, in the first instance for enquiries about stock route network management and use.
Appealable decisions may be appealed to a Magistrate. A review of stock route decisions is made by the chief executive of the Department.
Department of Natural Resources and Mines
Land Protection (Pest and Stock Route Management) Regulation 2003 (Queensland)
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