Off Leash Areas

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Off Leash Area

The following conditions apply:

Dogs are permitted off leash between sunrise and sunset only.

Dogs must be microchipped and registered.

Dogs are to be accompanied and supervised.

Dogs must be able to be controlled without a leash.

Dog owners / controllers MUST immediately remove all dog faeces that may be deposited by the dog under their control.

Dogs MUST NOT be encouraged to attack. The dog owner is liable under legislation if the dog attacks a person or animal.

Dogs that are declared dangerous dogs are prohibited.

This area is patrolled. There are penalties for non compliance.

Dog owners / controllers MUST immediately remove all dog faeces that is deposited by a dog under their control.

Penalties Apply s 20(1) Companion Animals Act 1998

Dogs defecating in public place

(1)  If a dog defecates in a public place—

(a)  the owner of the dog, or

(b)  if the owner is not present at the relevant time and another person who is of or above the age of 16 years is in charge of the dog at that time—that other person,

must immediately remove the dog’s faeces and properly dispose of them.

Maximum penalty—8 penalty units.

Bingara

There are two off leash dog exercise areas in Bingara.

All Nations Hill

Located at the southern end of Hill Street Bingara.

This site is currently unfenced.

Bicentennial Park/Part River Common

The park is located on the corner of East Street and White Street Bingara.

The river common dog exercise area is located from the bridge extending down stream to the White Street entrance to the River Common.

This site is currently unfenced.

 

Gravesend

There is one off leash dog exercise area in Gravesend.

Located on Gwydir Street opposite Gravesend Public School.

This site is currently unfenced.

Warialda

There are two off leash dog exercise areas in Warialda.

Triangle Park
Located adjacent to Nicolson Oval in Long Street Warialda (fenced).
 

Old Cemetery Park

Located on Apollo Avenue and Queen Street Warialda. 

This site is currently unfenced.