Animal Welfare Guidelines - Husbandry of Captive Bred Emus - Tasmania


You will be required to comply with these guidelines if you intend to breed emus in captivity.

This guideline sets out the minimum requirements for the welfare of captive-bred emus. It is intended as a guide for those responsible for the welfare and husbandry of emus that have been bred and / or reared in captivity.

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 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.

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1993 TAS

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

Animal Health and Welfare

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Animal Welfare

Animal Health and Welfare

Biosecurity Tasmania

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 13 St Johns Avenue
Tasmania 7008
Mailing address: GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3263