Rangers investigate, issue infringements and enforce breaches of various state and local laws with the primary purpose being able to uphold community law and public safety.Residents and visitors are required to consider their responsibilities as well as their rights in relation to these laws, ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for everyone.
The Shire has a staff member with ranger responsibilities.
Joe Duina: Contact Shire Office 9826 1008
Weekends and After hours contact : 0418 759 598
Where there is an immediate threat to life or property outside these hours (such as stock on roads, dog attacks or fires) call 000. The call will be screened by the Emergency Call Centre (Albany Police) and if appropriate referred to the on call Ranger.
Wandering dogs (a dog that is detained [on leash] may be collected if resources are available up to 8.00pm
Fowl (wandering chickens, ducks, crowing roosters)
Incidents relating to native wildlife are to be directed to the Department of Parks and Wildlife on 9842 4500.
000 Current or potential life threatening emergencies
1300 657 209 Department of Fire & Emergency Services (DFES) Information Line
9219 8000 Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC)
9474 9055 WILDCARE Helpline for sick, injured or orphaned animal and snake removal
1800 449 453 WILDLIFE WATCH for reporting illegal wildlife activity
9483 6462 MARINE Emergencies