Code of practice for livestock at depots and saleyards - Queensland


You will need to comply with this code if you are responsible for the care and management of livestock being held at saleyards and depots.

The code applies to all stock handlers and includes all ages and types of livestock being sold, whether feral, kept commercially or kept as a hobby. The code provides for humane and considerate treatment of livestock handled through Queensland saleyards and depots, and informs all people responsible for the care and management of livestock about their responsibilities.


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.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Biosecurity Queensland

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

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