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Public Notice - Wild dog baiting campaign

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Wild dog baiting will be carried out in Balonne Shire from Tuesday, 22 October to Friday, 25 October 2019 at the following baiting stations:

DATE

TIME

BAITING STATION LOCATION

Tuesday, 22 October

8am

Wonolga Road

 

12pm (noon)

Ula-Ula Road Turnoff

Wednesday, 23 October  

8am

Corner of Mungindi & Dirranbandi-Noondoo Roads

 

11.30am

Thallon Tip

Thursday, 24 October

7.30am

Bollon Aerodrome

 

12pm (noon)

Boolba Reserve

Friday, 25 October

8am

Gravel Pit on the Barwon Highway up from the Chelmer Road Turnoff

 

Meat baits will be supplied by Council and landowners are to contact the Manager of Rural Services if they have not already done so.

Landowners are advised that anyone wishing to participate in this campaign MUST contact Balonne Shire Council no later than Monday, 14 October 2019.

LANDOWNERS MUST BRING RATE NOTICES TO BAITING STATIONS AND INFORM NEIGHBOURS OF THEIR INTENT TO BAIT 72 HOURS PRIOR TO LAYING BAITS.

Tourists and local community members are to be vigilant with their pets during baiting periods and take caution whilst travelling around the Balonne Shire. 1080 baits can remain live for long periods on properties adjacent to main roads and other road networks within the Shire boundary during dry conditions.

Landowners are to be vigilant during the baiting campaign and wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment and ensure vehicle hygiene protocols are adhered for the safety of working dogs.

Please also remember dates may change due to inclement weather.

For further information contact Balonne Shire Council’s Rural Services Project Support Officer Tayla Willis on (07) 4620 8829.

Published: 16th September 2019

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