Stock pound fees & charges

Charges are per day.

   Fee
Every entire horse above the age of 9 months
Sustenance
$6.75
$2.25
Every horse, mare, gelding, colt, filly or foal
Sustenance
$3.35
$2.25
Every deer
Sustenance
$3.35
$2.25
Every mule or ass
Sustenance
$3.35
$2.25
Every bull above the age of 9 months
Sustenance
 $6.75
$2.25
Every ox, cow, steer, heifer or calf
Sustenance
$3.35
$2.25
Every ram above the age of 4 months
Sustenance
$3.35
$0.22
Every ewe, wether or lamb
Sustenance
 $1.65
$0.22
Every goat
Sustenance
$3.35
$0.22
Every boar, sow or pig
Sustenance
$3.35
$2.25
Every emu or ostrich
Sustenance
 $3.35
$2.25
Every llama or alpaca
Sustenance
$3.35
$2.25
For writing and delivering any notice or sending any notice by post  $5.60
For inserting any notice in one or more newspapers - in addition to the actual cost of insertion $5.60
Charges for leading, driving or conveying stock
The owner of any stock that is found trespassing, straying or wandering on any road shall pay to the Council or person having custody of the stock all reasonable costs incurred in leading, driving or conveying the stock from the place where it is found to the pound or to the place where it is delivered to the owner. Charges may include:
  • actual staff time involved in leading, driving or conveying stock to a pound; and
  • where stock is conveyed by any vehicle, the reasonable cost of that conveyance, including the dispatch of the vehicle to the place where the stock is found and the return of the vehicle to the place of dispatch.
The cost of the conveyance may also include the hire of a vehicle and/or trailer.
 
Minimum charge $9.00