Draft Cat Management Amendment Bill 2019

Submissions on the proposed amendments to the Cat Management Act 2009 have now closed.

Feedback from stakeholders is currently being considered and will be taken into consideration in finalising the Cat Management Amendment Bill 2019

The amendments deliver on recommendations for legislative change identified in the ‘Tasmanian Cat Management Plan 2017-2022’​. The proposed amendments seek to improve levels of responsible cat ownership and welfare, provide for the effective management of cats, and reduce the potential negative impacts of cats on the community, agriculture and the environment in Tasmania.

Download the Draft Bill and Summary of Proposed Amendments:

  Draft Cat Management Amendment Bill 2019   (457Kb)

 Summary of Proposed Amendments   (241Kb)

See the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) webpage about the proposed amendments. FAQs are also available to download:

  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)   (249Kb)

The current Cat Management Act 2009 and the Cat Management Regulations 2012 are available from the Government's Tasmanian Legislation site.

Further inf​​​ormation

Contact: Invasive Species Branch
Email: catmanage​mentact@dpipwe.tas.gov.au


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