The Dangerous Dog Act in Australia demands that all restricted dog breeds, declared dangerous dogs and commercial security dogs must comply with the requirements mentioned below. Those who do not comply with each requirement must face a court imposed fine for each offense.
The Dangerous Dog Act for all Australian states are similar but may have differences in detail such as the amount for fines and other requirements. It is recommended that you learn about the act for dangerous dogs in your state. Below are some general facts that the owner must comply with if they own a declared dangerous dog or restricted dog breed.