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Animal welfare reform

The NSW Government is modernising and streamlining animal welfare laws and we’re inviting you to have your say.
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What’s this about?

The Animal Welfare Reform – Discussion Paper is now open for public consultation. This marks an important step towards implementing modern and streamlined animal welfare laws. 

Have your say

The Animal Welfare Reform – Discussion Paper is now open for public consultation. This marks an important step towards implementing modern and streamlined animal welfare laws. 

The Discussion Paper outlines detailed policy proposals for the new legislation and explains their intended effect.  

Have your say by visiting www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/animal-welfare-discussion-paper or email your submission to animalwelfare.submissions@dpi.nsw.gov.au 

Consultation closes on Friday, 17 September 2021.

Online consultation

3 August 2021 to 17 September 2021

Animal welfare reform

Consultation period

From:3 August 2021
To:17 September 2021

See consultation methods

More information

Email: Project team
Phone: 0439 183 146
Agency Website
Consultation Website

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