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Proposed Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines – Exhibited Animals Consultation Regulation Impact Statement March 2014

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Glossary of terms and acronyms


Australian Bureau of Statistics


Agriculture Ministers Forum


all members of the animal kingdom (other than humans), including in the pre-natal, pre-hatched, larval or other such developmental stage, that are kept for exhibition purposes.

base case:

means the situation that would exist if the proposed national standards were not adopted.


Council of Australian Governments


an area or space used to accommodate an animal that is surrounded by a barrier capable of containing the animal..


European Union


the humane killing of an animal.


means the cost or benefit related to a good or service that accrues to persons other than the buyer or the seller of that good or service.

exhibition purposes

public display, conservation, public education and public entertainment or other prescribed purposes


any premises used for animal exhibition purposes

facility perimeter fence:

a structure surrounding a facility that discourages and makes difficult unauthorised human entry to the facility.


any structure or thing within an enclosure that the animal has access to. This includes perches, shelter, troughs, ropes, pools, enrichment toys, trees, vegetation and logs.


the recommended practices to achieve desirable animal welfare outcomes. The guidelines complement the standards. They should be used as guidance. Guidelines use the word ‘should’. Non-compliance with one or more guidelines will not in itself constitute an offence under law.

Compare with Standards.

holding enclosure

an enclosure which is smaller than the enclosure size required by the relevant taxon standard for the animal it holds but does not include an animal container being used during transportation.

interactive program:

activities supervised by one or more keepers which encourage a member of the public to touch, feed and/or have close contact with an animal, either inside or outside the animal’s normal enclosure. It is not considered to be an interactive program when members of the public enter a designated walk-through animal enclosure such as a macropod walk-through or a walk-through aviary.


a member of the Suborder Macropodiformes, including kangaroos, wallaroos, tree-kangaroos, wallabies, hare-wallabies, rock-wallabies, pademelons, quokka, bettongs, potoroos and rat-kangaroos.


means an area of close competition between firms, or the field of rivalry in which firms operate.

market failure:

means the situation which occurs when freely functioning markets, operating without government intervention, fail to deliver an efficient or optimal allocation of resources.


World Organisation for Animal Health


a licence holder or a natural person nominated by the licence holder to be the person in charge of a facility, or, where no licence is held, the person in charge of animals held for exhibition purposes.


specified by regulations made under an Act.

proficient keeper:

a person who is at least 18 years old employed or engaged under the direction of the operator or the operator’s appointed agent who has a responsibility towards an animal or group of animals and who has, with respect to an animal, demonstrated skills and knowledge in the matters specified in the standards definitions.

public good:

a good or service that will not be produced in private markets because there is no way for the producer to keep those who do not pay for the good or service from using it.


Regulation impact statement.


Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals


the former Standing Council on Primary Industries (SCoPI), which ceased to exist in December 2013.

social cost:

the total of all costs of a particular economic activity borne by all economic agents in society, including consumers, producers and government.


the acceptable animal welfare and security requirements designated in this document. They are requirements that must be met under law with respect to animals kept for exhibition purposes.


a response by animals that activates their behavioural, physiological or psychological coping mechanisms.


Zoo and Aquarium Association

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