Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals Used on Film Sets - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to produce a video recording for a commercial purpose that uses a live animal. This code provides general guidelines on the minimum standards of management and care of animals used in the production of films. The code applies to videos produced for:

  • cinema
  • television
  • recreational or educational purposes
  • the internet.

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

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