We are preparing the new Melton Domestic Animal Management Plan (DAMP). Thank you to everyone who completed the survey, wrote a submission and attended our forum.

The Plan will provide the framework for animal management services for the next four years.

Topics that were covered

Some topics we discussed with our community included:

  • How important pets are to you and your family
  • Your thoughts on animal management service
  • Issues associated with the overpopulation of cats and undesexed cats
  • Night cat curfew
  • Animal behaviour
  • Support vulnerable pet owners and their pets
  • Pets other than cats and dogs?
  • Off-lead areas for dogs

How to get involved


Thank you to those who completed the online survey. It closed on Friday 2 April

Send a Submission

Thank you to those who sent in a submission by Friday 2 April.

Online Forum

Our online discussion forum was held on Wednesday 31 March. Thank you to all those that participated.

Speak with our Consultant

Email our project consultant, Lesley Humphreys at: lesley@lmhconsulting.com.au to arrange a time to speak about the project.