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Payment methods

Jul 2, 2020

LG Alert

Amendments have been made to the Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Regulations 1997, the Cat Regulations 2012, and the Dog Regulations 2013.

Introduction of Dog Amendment — (Stop Puppy Farming) Bill 2020

Feb 24, 2020

Departmental Circular 1 2020

On 19 February 2020, the Dog Amendment (Stop Puppy Farming) Bill 2020 was introduced into Parliament. The Bill proposes to introduce:
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State Government to introduce legislation to end puppy farming

Feb 10, 2020
Premier Mark McGowan and Local Government Minister David Templeman were greeted by furry friends at the K9 Dog Rescue in Nambeelup today while announcing the introduction of legislation to end puppy farming in Western Australia.
Stop pupp farming: adopt don't shop

Give rescued dogs a second chance this Christmas

Dec 11, 2019
This Christmas, Western Australians are being urged to 'Adopt Don't Shop' and give rescued dogs a second chance by adopting a new household pet.
Greyhounds as pets

New laws proposed for retired racing greyhounds

Nov 27, 2019
The State Government is proposing changes to the law that will give new life to retired racing greyhounds.
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Colour of cat and dog registration tags

Oct 28, 2018

Departmental Circular 3 2018

​Local governments are advised that the Minister for Local Government’s order, dated 8 October 2018, specifying the colour of the registration tags for cats and dogs for the next 16 registration periods was published in the Government Gazette Issue No. 156 (p. 4096) on 16 October 2018. A copy of the Notice of the order is attached.
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