Code of Practice for the Conduct of Rodeos in Western Australia - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to handle or use livestock at a rodeo in Western Australia. This code outlines minimum standards for the welfare of animals used in rodeos. Topics covered by the code include:

  • responsibilities of rodeo personnel
  • rules for the care of livestock
  • equipment requirements and specifications
  • stock selection and use
  • arena selection and use
  • requirements specific to particular rodeo events.

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 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

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