Code of Practice for Exhibited Animals in Western Australia - Western Australia

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to use or handle animals for exhibition. This code outlines minimum welfare requirements for the care and management of exhibited animals. Topics covered by the code include:

  • nutrition and hygiene
  • health
  • husbandry and management
  • safety and security.

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 Primary Industries and Regional Development
Agriculture and Food

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 2002 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Animal Welfare (General) Regulations 2003 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Animal Welfare
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
Agriculture and Food

Operating address:
Bentley DC, Western Australia 6983
Mailing address:
3 Baron-hay Court
South Perth, Western Australia 6151


08 9368 3333


08 9474 2405


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