First Responder Officers Training (Dog Management)

Fee: $200 + GST per person (flat rate)
Duration: 3 hours - 9:30am to 12:30pm 
Delivery: webinar only

Training Overview:
This training is designed for officers who respond to requests made by the public to pick-up and manage wandering and injured dogs and who conduct investigations as a result of breaches of the legislation. 
Who Should Attend?
- Employees/ contractors of councils who are managers
- Team leaders and animal management officers/rangers/authorised officers under the Dog and Cat Management Act 1995
The session will provide an overview of:
- The legislation, specifically concentrating on all recent amendments and its effect on council processes and procedures

- Public officer duties and the powers of authorised officers pursuant to the legislation who give directions and cautions and who conduct of investigations
- The issuing of expiation notices and civil orders pursuant to the Act.
- The legislation dealing with the seizure and detention of animals and the appropriate forms to complete upon utilising these powers
Paul Kelly, Partner, Norman Waterhouse Lawyers
Paul Kelly is a Partner in the firm’s specialist Local Government Governance & Regulatory Services Team.  Paul’s experience includes governance, policy advice, administrative law issues and statutory interpretation. Representing client councils in contested matters in the Magistrates Court, the Liquor Licensing Court and Tribunal, the District Court, the Supreme Court and the Environment, Resources and Development Court, is a principal area of Paul’s practice.
If you wish to register your interest in the delivery of this session in-house at your council or at a regional hub please email emma.urvan@lga.sa.gov.au