Council charges no registration fee for guide dogs or State or Commonwealth dogs, e.g. Border Force dogs and Police dogs.
You may be eligible for a reduced registration fee if your pet is:
- obedience trained
- over 10 years of age
- member of an approved association*
- is a working dog
- kept for breeding purposes at a registered domestic animal business
Further discounted fees apply to pension concession card holders, and DVA Gold Card holders specifying either War Widow or TPI.
Health care card holders, pension concession card holders and DVA Gold Card holders can obtain a voucher for discounted desexing for your dog or cat. Find out how to obtain a desexing voucher.
Current Registration Fees
||Dog with none of the below categories or declared menacing dogs (no concession applicable).
||One or a combination of the following: desexed; over 10 years old; kept for the purposes of breeding by a proprietor of a Domestic Animal Business; working dog; member of an approved association*; or has undertaken obedience training* which complies with the regulations. Proof must be provided for all criteria.
||Guide dogs/puppies and State or Commonwealth Dogs.
|Guard Dog, Restricted Breed Dog, Dangerous Dog
||Restricted breed dog; declared dangerous dog; dogs kept on non-residential properties (these are automatically deemed a dangerous dog); and dogs trained to attack. There is no reduced fee for this category.
||Cat with none of the below categories.
||One or a combination of the following: desexed, over 10 years old; kept for the purposes of breeding by a proprietor of a Domestic Animal Business; or member of an approved association*. Proof must be provided for all criteria.
*Approved Associations and Obedience Training Associations