Ranger Services

The Shire of Boyup Brook engages the services of a Ranger, who works from the Administration Office on a regular basis.

The Shire of Boyup Brook Ranger can be contacted on information regarding:

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Straying Livestock
  • Litter
  • Fire Hazards
  • Abandoned Vehicles
  • Illegal camping
  • Off Road Vehicles

Ranger Services can be contacted via:

                Shire Administration: 9765 1200

                Email: ranger@boyupbrook.wa.gov.au

                Mobile: 0419 972 073

Rangers are available after hours for emergencies such as dog attacks and livestock on roads

For life threatening situations or emergencies, please contact 000.

The Ranger working within the Shire of Boyup Brook has a varied responsibility such as upholding community and public safety, enforcing and infringing breaches of various state and local laws such as:

  • Bush Fire Act 1954
  • Local Government Act 1995
  • Dog Act 1976
  • Litter Act 1979
  • Control of Vehicles (Off-Road Areas) Act 1978
  • Shire Local Laws
  • Cat Act 2011

What is a Local Law?

Local Governments (for example Councils) have the power to make local laws considered necessary for the good governance of their districts. Local and State-wide comment from the public is considered before the proposed laws are accepted.

Other Ranger Responsibilites


Owners of livestock are responsible for ensuring their fences are adequate to contain stock.