Easter Long Weekend

Please be advised that the City administration building and several City facilities will be closed for the Easter long weekend from Friday, 7 April through to Monday, 10 April (inclusive). 

Bins will not be collected on Good Friday (Friday, 7 April), residents impacted are advised to place their bins out on Saturday, 8 April by 6am. Collection for Easter Monday (10 April 2023) and the ANZAC Day Public Holiday (25 April 2023) remain unchanged, for any enquiries please contact 1300 293 955.

We look forward to seeing you again from Tuesday, 11 April. 

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Animal Complaints (Nuisance, Barking, Dog Attack)

Find out about cat and dog complaints, including dangerous dogs, dog attacks, barking, and nuisance cats.

Nuisance animal complaints 

If you have an animal complaint such as a barking dog or a nuisance cat:

  • Approach your neighbour first about your concerns
  • If you cannot find a lasting solution contact the City Assist team for help on 9439 0200.

For more information, view the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries fact sheet on nuisance dogs.

Dangerous dogs 

Under the Dog Act 1976, the City of Kwinana may declare a dog ‘dangerous’ if it attacks, shows a tendency to attack or repeatedly threatens or chases people or animals.

Owners of dangerous or aggressive dogs must have their dog:

  • On a lead in public places

  • Muzzled in public places 

  • Suitably confined when on the owner's property

  • Sterilised and registered

For more information, view the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries fact sheets on Dangerous Dogs (Declared).

Restricted Breeds

The Dog Act 1976 identifies the following as restricted dog breeds:

  • Pit bull terriers

  • American pit bull terriers

  • Dogo Argentino

  • Fila Brasileiro

  • Japanese tosa 

  • Perro de pressa canario 

  • Any crosses of these breeds.

​Report a dog attack 

A dog attack does not necessarily have to result in injury to be considered an attack.

Dog attacks can include:

  • Biting a person or animal
  • When in a public place (not private property) a dog may chase or act aggressively towards a person or animal, whilst not under proper control .

To report an attack or for further information, please contact City Assist on 9439 0200. The officers can investigate your report and take appropriate action under the Dog Act 1976.​

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