Council’s customer service centres will close at 5:00 PM on Friday 22 December 2023. Normal business hours will resume at 8:30 AM on Tuesday 2 January 2024.You can contact Council during the closure by calling (07) 3205 0555.
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Registration period for cats and dogs is 1 October to 30 September.
Animal registration renewals for the 2023/2024 will be issued in late August for payment by 30 September 2023.
Animals that are approved for registration exemption are required to complete the Animal Registration Application(PDF, 744KB) and submit with supporting documentation.
Council accepts the following evidence of proof of desexing:
Veterinarian declaration(PDF, 398KB)
Concessions are available for non desexed dogs and cats when the registered owner has membership with the following:
Proof of current membership must be provided to Council on an annual basis.
Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs are exempt from registration fees if they comply with:
A copy of the Handler's ID Card or proof of certification with a recognised organisation must be submitted.
Recognised foster carer of cats or dogs are exempt from registration fees, to be considered for a registration fee exemption:
Working dogs that are kept on rural land and used for work purposes as stated in the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008 are exempt from registration. An ABN and Working Dog - self assessment checklist(PDF, 745KB) must be provided to validate the exemption.