Code of Practice for the Transportation of Cattle in Western Australia - Western Australia

Description

You may be required to comply with this code if you handle or transport cattle in Western Australia.

This code applies to owners, drivers and attendants of cattle. It outlines welfare requirements for the care and management of cattle, including activities such as

  • travel
  • rest periods
  • pollution
  • transport design
  • helping you minimise stress and injury caused to cattle during transportation.

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.

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 2002 WA

Regulation(s) name

Animal Welfare (General) Regulations 2003 WA

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Agriculture and Food

Contact details

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

Animal Welfare

Agriculture and Food

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Operating address: LOCKED BAG 4
Bentley DC, Western Australia 6983
Mailing address: 3 Baron-hay Court
South Perth, Western Australia 6151
Phone: 08 9368 3333
Fax: 08 9474 2405
Email: animal.welfare@agric.wa.gov.au
Website: Animal Welfare (Opens in new window)