Public Notice - Systematic Inspection Program


In accordance with Section 134(5) of the Local Government Act 2009 (the Act) notice is hereby given that the Diamantina Shire Council intends to conduct a systematic inspection program to monitor compliance with Chapter 3, Part 1 of the Animal Management (Cats & Dogs) Act 2008 and Schedule 1 and 4 of Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2013.  Inspections will be confined to residential and industrial properties located within the defined Township areas of Bedourie and Birdsville.

The purpose and scope of the program is to carry out inspections of properties for animal registration of all animals over the age of 12 weeks and to ensure that animals have been registered in accordance with section 46 of the Animal Management (Cats & Dogs) Act 2008 and to ensure that a property of less than or equal to 350m2 does not contain more than 2 dogs and to ensure the minimum standards for keeping animals are being met.

The program is intended to include entry onto properties located within the approved inspection areas.

The program will commence on 1 September 2020 and will terminate 30 November 2020.

A copy of Council's resolution approving the program, is available for inspection at the Diamantina Shire Office, 17 Herbert Street, Bedourie Qld 4829 or on Council's website ( A copy may also be purchased at a no cost.

For further information or to obtain a copy, please contact Diamantina Shire Council on phone 07 4746 1600.

Leon Love


17 August 2020