Code of Practice for Goats in Western Australia - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to handle or use goats in Western Australia. This code contains information on the basic welfare requirements for goats, including:

  • access to food and water, including during periods of drought
  • protection from climatic extremes and predation
  • housing and accommodation
  • goat handling facilities
  • mustering, driving, yarding and drafting.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) 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.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 2002 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Animal Welfare (General) Regulations 2003 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Agriculture and Food

Contact details

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