Dog Off Lead Areas
There are a number of areas within Nhulunbuy where owners can walk their dogs off leash. Owners are required to keep their dogs on a leash in all other areas.
Control of dogs in off leash areas:
- A dog can be off a leash whilst accompanied by a competent person who is in reasonable proximity to the dog
- A competent person is liable for the control of the dog and must be capable of controlling it
- A competent person carries and is capable of attaching a chain, cord, leash or harness and have sufficient strength for the purpose of controlling the dog