Public Consultation: Cat Management Amendment Bill 2019

The draft exposure bill of proposed amendments to the Tasmanian Cat Management Act 2009 has been released for public comment.

Public consultation is open and closes at 5pm on 4 October 2019. If you would like to make a submission, please read the information below, and use the following button to download a Feedback Form.

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Landcare Tasmania will be making a submission 

Landcare Tasmania will address issues relevant to Community Landcare for effective Cat Management at a statewide level.

If you would like more information, please get in touch.

Information from Biosecurity Tasmania:
Cats are an important part of our lives as companion animals and are very much part of families and the Tasmanian community.
The proposed amendments seek to improve levels of responsible cat ownership and welfare, provide for the effective management of cats, and reduce the potential negative impacts of cats on the community, agriculture and the environment in Tasmania. 
The amendments deliver on recommendations for legislative change identified in the ‘Tasmanian Cat Management Plan 2017-2022’. The Plan was developed in consultation with the Tasmanian Cat Management Reference Group, consisting of stakeholders with a direct interest in cat management.

Submissions may be lodged either by:

Email: [email protected]


Office of the General Manager
Biosecurity Tasmania
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001

Submissions will close at 5.00 pm on 4 October 2019.

For further information on how to make a submission, please visit the website at:


Download the Summary of proposed ammendments here:

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