Public Health Emergency

A Public Health Emergency has been declared in the ACT.
For the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, see the ACT COVID-19 website
or call the COVID-19 helpline on (02) 6207 7244 for all information related to the health emergency.

Animal Welfare Act 1992

In Force


  1. For infringement notice offences under this Act see Magistrates Court (Animal Welfare Infringement Notices) Regulation 2014

Current version


  1. Uncommenced expiry of provisions.
Effective Files/Formats Version Published Notes
10 April 2020 PDF PDF Word R31 10 April 2020

Republication for amendments by A2019-35

Administering Minister and Directorate

  • Minister for City Services - Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate