Code of Practice for the Transportation of Cattle in Western Australia - Western Australia

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this code if you handle or transport cattle in Western Australia.

This code applies to owners, drivers and attendants of cattle. It outlines welfare requirements for the care and management of cattle, including topics such as travel, rest periods, pollution, and transport design, and will help you minimise stress and injury caused to cattle during transportation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 Agriculture and Food
Animal Welfare
Livestock Compliance Unit

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 2002 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Animal Welfare (General) Regulations 2003 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Agriculture and Food
Animal Welfare
Livestock Compliance Unit


Operating address:
3 Baron-Hay Court
South Perth
Western Australia 6151
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 4
Bentley DC
Western Australia 6983

Phone:

08 93634053
livestock.compliance@agric.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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