Ranger services

The Shire of Ashburton's rangers are based in Tom Price, Paraburdoo and Onslow.

Our Ranger Services team is responsible for enforcing the following legislation as Municipal Law Enforcement Officers:

  • Dog Act 1976, Cat Act 2011, and associated local laws;
  • Litter Act 1979;
  • Control of Vehicles (Off Road Areas) Act 1978;
  • Local Government Act 1995 (in relation to vehicle offences);
  • Bush Fires Act 1954;
  • Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1960; and
  • Various Local Laws of the Shire of Ashburton.

Shire Rangers Contact

Ranger Services are available between 8am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday except weekends and public holidays where they may respond when available and to emergency situations only. The Shire After Hours monitoring service will assess the call and take appropriate action.

An emergency situation may include: 

  • Dog attack
  • Injured animal where no other service is available and it is a public safety risk
  • Dog contained that requires immediate removal due to safety risk.

Reports deemed NOT to be classified as an Emergency by the Shire Ranger will be actioned the next business day.

Shire Rangers - Office Hours Contact 
Tom Price (08) 9188 4444
Onslow (08) 9184 6001
Paraburdoo (08) 9190 2220