Tasmania's Animal Welfare Standards

Tasmania's animal welfare standards:
  • are prescribed in the Regulation
  • are legally binding and enforceable
  • non-compliance is an offence
  • include nationally agreed livestock welfare standards (to be enforced in all jurisdictions).

In this Topic

  • Land Transport of Livestock
    The Tasmanian Animal Welfare (Land Transport of Livestock) Regulations 201, commenced on 15 June 2013.
  • Pigs Welfare
    The Animal Welfare (Pigs) Regulations 2013 commenced on 1 July 2013.
  • Poultry Welfare
    The Animal Welfare (Domestic Poultry) Regulations 2013 commenced on 1 July 2013.
  • Proposed Animal Welfare Standards for Dogs
    The Animal Welfare Advisory Committee has developed proposed standards for the care and management of dogs and guidelines to support them. Public submissions on the proposed standards closed 22 November 2013.