Animal Welfare (Welfare of Native Wildlife - Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release) Mandatory Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to comply with this code if you operate, or intend to operate, a business that is involved in the rehabilitation and release of orphaned, sick and injured native animals. The code outlines the basic requirements for persons responsible for the welfare of all types of native animals.

It aims to set standards to protect the welfare of native animals while undergoing the process of rescue, rehabilitation and release.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1992 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Animal Welfare Regulation 2001 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Parks and Territory Services Division

City Services

Contact details

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