Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals - Cattle - Australian Capital Territory


You will be required to comply with this code if you operate, or intend to operate, a business that is involved in the management and handling of cattle. The code outlines the basic requirements for persons responsible for the welfare and husbandry of all types of cattle:

  • Cows;
  • Heifers;
  • Bulls;
  • Steers; and
  • Calves.

It aims to promote the humane and considerate treatment of beef and dairy cattle, good husbandry practices and set an industry standard by defining acceptable cattle management practices.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance 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.

Other resources

Task Resources
Comply Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals - Cattle - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this code of practice.

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

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