Shire of West Arthur

Notice of Dog exercise, prohibited and rural leashing policy.

Published on Tuesday, 29 June 2021 at 1:33:53 PM

At the meeting held 15 June 2021 Council adopted  the following changes:

Dog Prohibited Areas (Registered Companion Dogs Exempt)

Pursuant to section 31(2B) of the Dog Act 1976 and section 8 of the Dog Act 1976 and section 66J of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984: the following areas are established as dog prohibited areas:

  • All public buildings.
  • All fenced public playgrounds.
  • Darkan and Arthur River cemeteries

 

Dog Exercise Areas

Pursuant to section 31(3A) of the Dog Act 1976, the following areas are established as dog exercise areas:

  • Darkan Football Oval – when not in use for sporting events.
  • Darkan Town Common – Reserve 19034.
  • Duranillin Oval - Reserve 18609
  • Darkan Old hockey oval and old basketball court precinct accessed from Darkan South Road.

 

Rural Leashing Areas

Outside of the Shire of West Arthur townsite boundaries pursuant to section 31(3B) of the Dog Act 1976, the following areas are established where a dog must be on a leash at all times:

  • Lake Towerrinning including car park, foreshore between the jetties, and grassed area.
  • Collie Darkan Rail Trail in those sections where there is no fence between the trail and adjoining farmland
  • Arthur River Sports Club – on days when an event is being held
  • Arthur River Hall – Reserve 21211
  • Arthur River Historical Buildings opposite the Arthur River Hall on Albany Highway
  • 6 Mile Cottage Quindanning Darkan Road
  • Moodiarrup Hall
  • All public buildings.

 These changes will apply from Thursday 5 August 2021.

 

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