Appendix 3

Property, horse identification and movement requirements in Australian jurisdictions

Jurisdiction
PIC
Horse ID
Movement Record
Central Record
ACT1
Yes
Unclear
Voluntary—held by individual for 30 days after event
No
NSW2
Yes
Number of horses only
Voluntary—held by individual; encourage preservation for 2 years
No
NT3
Yes
Number of horses only
Not required
No
Qld4
Yes
Unclear
Yes—held individually and retained for 2 years
No
SA5
Yes
Number of horses only
Unclear
No
Tas6
Yes
Number of horses only
Not required
No
Vic7
Yes
Number of horses only
Not required
No
WA8
Yes
Yes—individual horses
Voluntary—held by individual
Unclear

References

1Animal Liberation, Submission 18, p. 1.; Australian Capital Territory Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate, Horses, https://www.environment.act.gov.au/parks-conservation/plants-and-animals/Biosecurity/animal-health/horses (accessed 30 January 2019); Australian Capital Territory Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate, Equine Event Registration, https://www.environment.act.gov.au/parks-conservation/plants-and-animals/Biosecurity/animal-health/horses/equine_event_registration (accessed 30 January 2019).
2 Australian Brumby Board, Submission 7, p. [1]; Mrs Judith Leeson, Submission 8, p. 1; Animal Liberation, Submission 18, p. 1; NSW Farmers' Association, Submission 42, p. [8]; New South Wales Local Land Services, Property Identification Codes: Our Frontline Strategy Against Animal Diseases, https://www.lls.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/597130/13903_Property-ID-Codes-Horses-Feb2016-update-3-1.pdf (accessed 30 January 2019); New South Wales Local Land Services, Property Identification Codes (PICs), https://www.lls.nsw.gov.au/livestock/pics (accessed 30 January 2019); New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, Property Identification Codes, https://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/animals-and-livestock/nlis/pic (accessed 30 January 2019); NSWLLS, PIC Information for Horse Owners, https://www.lls.nsw.gov.au/livestock/pics/pic-information-for-horse-owners (accessed 30 January 2019); New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, Transported Stock Statement (TSS): Questions and Answers, https://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/animals-and-livestock/stock-movements/documentation/tss-questions-answers (accessed 30 January 2019); NSWDPI, Moving Horses Into and Within NSW, https://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/animals-and-livestock/horses/management2/moving-horses (accessed 30 January 2019)
3 Animal Liberation, Submission 18, p. 1; Northern Territory Government, Getting a Property Identification Code, https://nt.gov.au/industry/agriculture/livestock/get-a-property-identification-code (accessed 31 January 2019); Northern Territory Government, Moving and Exporting Livestock,https://nt.gov.au/industry/agriculture/livestock/moving-and-exporting/livestock/
introduction (accessed 31 January 2019); Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Resources, Livestock Movement and Identification in the Northern Territory, https://nt.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/364467/fact-sheet-on-livestock-movement-and-id-in-the-nt.pdf (accessed 31 January 2019).
4 Animal Liberation, Submission 18, p. 1; NSW Farmers' Association, Submission 42, pp. [8–9]; Townsville City Council, Submission 51, p. 1; Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Horse Registration and Movement Records, https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/business-priorities/biosecurity/animal-biosecurity-welfare/animal-health-pests-diseases/horses/horse-registration-and-movement-records (accessed 30 January 2019); Business Queensland, Requirements for Registrable Biosecurity Entities, https://www.business.qld.gov.au/
industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/livestock/rbe (accessed 30 January 2019); Business Queensland, Livestock Movement Records, https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/livestock/livestock-movement/legal-requirements/movement-records (accessed 30 January 2019).
5 Mrs Judith Leeson, Submission 8, p. 1; Animal Liberation, Submission 18, p. 1; Primary Industries and Regions South Australia, Property Identification Codes—PIC, http://pir.sa.gov.au/
biosecurity/animal_health/property_identification_code_pic (accessed 30 January 2019); Primary Industries and Regions South Australia, Horse Movement, http://pir.sa.gov.au/biosecurity/
animal_health/horses/horse_movement (accessed 30 January 2019); Primary Industries and Regions South Australia, Horses, http://pir.sa.gov.au/biosecurity/animal_health/horses (accessed 30 January 2019).
6 Animal Liberation, Submission 18, p. 1; Tasmania Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, Registration for Property Identification Code (PIC), https://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/
agriculture/animal-industries/identifying-selling-moving-livestock/about-livestock-identification/
property-identification-code-(pic)-registration (accessed 30 January 2019); Tasmania Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, Animal With Unrestricted Entry Requirements, https://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/biosecurity-tasmania/biosecurity/importing-animals/
unrestricted-entry (accessed 30 January 2019); Tasmania Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, Horse Welfare and Diseases, https://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/biosecurity-tasmania/animal-biosecurity/animal-health/horses (accessed 31 January 2019);
7 Mrs Judith Leeson, Submission 8, p. 1; Animal Liberation, Submission 18, p. 1; Agriculture Victoria, Property Identification Codes, http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/farm-management/
property-identification-codes (accessed 30 January 2019); Agriculture Victoria, Microchipping Information for Horse Owners, http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/pets/registration-legislation-and-permits/microchipping-of-dogs-cats-and-horses/microchipping-information-for-horse-owners (accessed 31 January 2019); Agriculture Victoria, Horse Property Identification Codes—FAQs, http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/livestock/horses/legislation-regulations-and-standards/
property-identification-codes-pics-horses/horse-pic-faqs (accessed 30 January 2019); Agriculture Victoria, Interstate Livestock Movements, http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/livestock/
interstate-livestock-movements (accessed 30 January 2019);
8 Western Australia Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Horse Identification in Western Australia, https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/livestock-movement-identification/horse-identification-western-australia (accessed 30 January 2019); Western Australia Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Application for Registration as an Owner of Stock, https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/sites/gateway/files/Application%20for%20
registration%20as%20an%20owner%20of%20stock_compatible-version.pdf (accessed 30 January 2019); Western Australia Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Approved Identifiers for Livestock, https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/livestock-biosecurity/approved-identifiers-livestock (accessed 30 January 2019).

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