Permit to operate a saleyard/trucking yard (Longreach) - Longreach Regional Council - Queensland

Description

You need this licence if you intend to operate a saleyard or trucking yard. Saleyard permits regulate the use of saleyards owned by local councils.

Council may impose conditions on permits for the use of saleyards. These may include:

  • yard cleaning
  • run off control and/or collection
  • manure and liquid effluent management
  • dust control measures
  • noise control measures
  • control over washing of trucking and other vehicles.

The Australian Animal Welfare Standards

The Livestock at Saleyards and Depots, and Land Transport of Livestock (the Standards) in the resource section below apply to all Australian livestock saleyard enterprises and depots.

The Standards apply to all those responsible for the care and management of livestock that are handled through saleyards and depots, including saleyard managers / superintendents, saleyard staff, stock persons, livestock agents, transport operators and drivers.

Unacceptable animal welfare practices can be prosecuted under cruelty and aggravated cruelty offence clauses in the State and Territory animal welfare legislation.

Service type

Licence

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

Local law(s) name

Longreach Regional Council - Local Law 14 (Saleyards)

Application process

To apply for this licence, you will need to complete an application form and submit it to council with the appropriate fee.

Please contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.

Administering agency

Longreach Regional Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Longreach Regional Council

Operating address: 96A Eagle Street
Longreach, Queensland 4727
Mailing address: PO BOX 144
Ilfracombe, Queensland 4727
Phone: 07 4658 4111
Fax: 07 4658 4116
Email: assist@longreach.qld.gov.au
Website: Longreach Regional Council (Opens in new window)