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State Government Animal Health
General information on animal health in Tasmania, with links to legislation
State Government Animal welfare
General information on animal welfare in Tasmania, with links to legislation, and animal welfare standards for a range of farmed and hunted animals
State Government Animal Welfare Standards: Land Transport of Livestock
These Regulations legislate the standards contained in the Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines: Land Transport of Livestock and make them legally enforceable. Commenced on 15 June 2013
State Government Animals and bushfire
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment advice on planning ahead to protect animals (livestock and pets) from bushfire, and what to do during a fire emergency, and after the fire, including what to do with injured animals
State Government Horse welfare guidelines: advice for horse owners
The Tasmanian Equine Welfare Guidelines December 2008 outline recommended levels of care for equines in Tasmania. The guidelines include the requirements of diet, exercise, housing, foot and dental care, and routine husbandry practices
Commonwealth Government Live animal export trade
Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry information on the live animal export trade, including animal welfare issues
Local Government Northern Midlands Council: stock control
Frequently asked questions about the law and handling of stock in the Northern Midlands

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