Code of Practice for Rodeos - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to conduct, or be involved in the production of, a rodeo.

This code sets out mandatory requirements relating to the treatment of animals used for rodeos.

Please note, that it is a legal requirement that a veterinary surgeon be present at all Tasmanian rodeos.

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

Task Business Structure Resources Important
Comply All Standards for the Care and Treatment of Rodeo Livestock - PDF (Opens in new window) Important

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1993 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Animal Welfare (General) Regulations 2013 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

Contact details

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