Council’s role in animal matters focuses on the requirements for keeping certain animals, mainly as pets with a strong focus on cats and dogs.  Council also has a role in assisting with problems with some pest animals, for details on these please see Council’s webpages on Pest Management.

It is the responsiblity of other agencies to provide assistance in relation to welfare issues and for the care of wildlife.

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services
Phone 13 74 68 (13 QGOV)
Please ring for any additional information regarding possums or magpies.

Cruelty complaints only 1300 852 188 or (07) 3426 9971
Non Urgent enquiries (07) 3426 9999
Lost and Found 1300 363 736

RSPCA Animal Shelter
Phone 4751 6559


Wildlife Preservation Society of QLD
Phone (07) 3844 0129

If you have any further queries or are unsure about who to contact please do not hesitate to contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 4783 9800 or

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