Licence to Use or Breed Animals for Research or Teaching Purposes - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to use or breed animals for the purposes of research and / or teaching at a stated premises. This licence is not required if the animal is to be used for teaching purposes in a preschool or primary school and is listed in schedule 2 of the attached regulation. Animals exempt from this licence include, but are not limited to:

  • Mice;
  • Goldfish;
  • Budgerigars;
  • Frogs; and
  • Rabbits.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Submit an application form;
  • Demonstrate experience and competency in caring for and handling animals;
  • Have adequate premises, equipment and other facilities required for caring for and handling animals;
  • Hold a teaching and / or research authorisation from the Agency;
  • Not have been convicted or found guilty of an offence related to animal welfare within the last three years; and
  • Pay any required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

No longer than 3 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Pre-tertiary schools.

Apply Application All $982.00

Other educational facilities.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Licence to Use or Breed Animals for Research or Teaching - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1992 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Animal Welfare Regulation 2001 ACT

Application process

Lodge

Please lodge your application and any associated documentation directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services

Parks and Territory Services Division

City Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Licensing and Compliance

City Services

Parks and Territory Services Division

Transport Canberra and City Services

Operating address: Macarthur House,
12 Wattle Street
Lyneham
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 132281
Fax: 02 62075956