Owners of livestock in the Shire of Dardanup are responsible for ensuring their fences and gates are capable of containing their animals within the boundaries of the property. It is an offence for the owner of livestock to allow livestock to stray or feed on public land including roads.

Livestock includes cows, calves, sheep, goats, horses and any other domesticated farm animals (it does not include dogs, cats or wildlife).

Livestock Owners:

  • may be liable for any damage or injury caused as the result of their livestock straying
  • should ensure their livestock is securely contained by means of adequate fencing and gates
  • should regularly check, repair and maintain fences and gates.

Reporting Straying Livestock

Livestock straying on public roads present a significant risk to motorists, particularly at night.

Contact Ranger Services to report livestock straying on the road.

Related Information

Ranger Contact Details

P:    08 9724 0307 (24 hours)

Ranger hours: 8am – 4.30pm Monday - Friday

Outside of office hours, your call will be diverted to a call centre operator who will pass your contact details to a Duty Ranger if necessary.

Rangers will attend to emergency after-hours matters only.