Dog fees for 2021-2022 registration year

Published on 19 May 2021

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The dog fees for the 2021 – 2022 year are listed below, they include GST and are effective from 1 July 2021.

  1.  Dogs must be registered before they reach three months of age.

  2. From the age of three months, fee rates are calculated proportionally for the year.

  3. The fee for a ‘responsible owner’ represents a significant saving on the general registration fee. ‘Responsible owner’ status cannot be claimed if paying after 31 July 2021*. Fee classes SO and SN will change to J or N at that time.

  4. A classified dangerous dog is one that has been declared ‘dangerous.’

  5. A National Dog Database Levy (per dog) is included in all dog registration invoices.

31 JULY 2021
1 AUGUST 2021
GD  Disability assistance dog $0 $0
PD Police dog $44 $66
RD Rural dog $79 $118
SO Responsible owner $88 *NA
SN Responsible owner with desexed dog $79 *NA
J General registration $132 $198
N General registration with desexed dog $119 $178
K Classified dangerous dog (section 31) $178 $267


Dog impounding
First impounding (during any 12-month period) $88
Second impounding (during any 12-month period) $176
Third impounding (during any 12-month period) $264
Seizure fee $102
Transport to pound $25
Sustenance and care fee (per day) $25


Dog registration and administration
Replacement discs/tags $4
Administration fee for a permit to keep more than two dogs on a property $50

Registration notices were sent out in June 2021.