Code of practice of the Queensland Wildlife Parks Association - Queensland


This code of practice of the Queensland Wildlife Parks Association relates to the minimum standards for exhibiting wildlife in Queensland and covers:

  • husbandry
  • feeding
  • record-keeping
  • transporting wildlife
  • establishing a wildlife park
  • koalas
  • photographic opportunities and handling wildlife
  • macropods
  • raptors
  • wombats
  • crocodiles
  • ratites (flightless birds).

This code was developed by wildlife parks around Queensland in association with the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service.

Anyone involved or interested in becoming involved in a business where wildlife are on display in a wildlife park or zoo should obtain a copy of this code from the department.

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.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Biosecurity Queensland

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

Contact details

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Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

Biosecurity Queensland

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Operating address: EcoScience Precinct
Level 3
41 Boggo Road
Dutton Park, Queensland 4102
Mailing address: GPO BOX 267
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3708 8565