Wildlife Protection Area categories

The two proposed trial WPA sites are listed below along with the size of the reserve, the proposed categories of WPA being recommended and the size of the prohibition areas. 



Area of WPA (Cat1/Cat2)



Sassafras Gully

Bonnie Doon

41.80 ha (Cat 1)/1.6ha (Cat 2)

59.97 ha (Cat 1)/0.51ha (Cat 2)

 Wildlife Protection Areas can be declared as one of two categories:

  • Category 1 lands prohibit both cats and dogs as per S.30 c.1(b) and S.14 c. 1(h) of the NSW Companion Animals Act 1998.
  • Category 2 lands prohibit cats as per S.30 c.1(b) of the NSW Companion Animals Act 1998.  Dogs that are on a leash will be permitted on formed tracks, pathways or roads in Category 2 lands.
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