BIOSECURITY ACT 2014
IT IS ILLEGAL TO KEEP RABBITS IN QUEENSLAND – Except if you hold a rabbit keeping permit.
Permits can be obtained, if you meet certain criteria,
from the Dept of Agriculture Fisheries – telephone 07 3087 8024
The Darling Downs Moreton Rabbit Board does not issue rabbit keeping permits.
Rabbits destroy the environment, the cost to the economy of Australia
exceeds $600 million per annum.
Maximum Penalties For:
Category 4 restricted matter – moving offence Max penalty 500 penalty points
Category 5 restricted matter – keeping offence Max penalty 500 penalty points
Category 3 restricted matter – distribute/sell offence Max penalty 500 penalty units
Category 3 restricted matter – release offence Max penalty 500 penalty units
As at 1 July 2017, 1 penalty unit is $126.15; 500 penalty units = $63,075
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