Terms and Conditions


This Bendigo Animal Relief Centre (BARC) website is owned and operated by the Greater Bendigo City Council ABN 74 149 638 164 (City) of 195-229 Lyttleton Tce, Bendigo VIC 3550.

This document sets out the Terms and Conditions (Terms) on which you may use, download from, or link to the BARC website and utilise the content made available to you on this website.

These Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and the City (including BARC). By accessing or using this website you agree to be bound by these Terms. Please read them carefully.

If any of these Terms are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining Terms will continue in full force. These terms are effective until terminated by us.

We may revise these Terms from time to time.

Please contact us via email [email protected] or phone (03) 5441 2209 if you have any questions or concerns regarding these Terms.

Prior to viewing an animal, we recommend that you contact BARC to confirm its availability.


The material on this website is general in nature and is purely published for reference purposes alone. You understand and agree that the material does not constitute advice and has been prepared for distribution over the internet, without taking into account your particular needs or objectives. You should seek independent expert advice if you have any concerns regarding what animals or services may be suitable for you and your lifestyle. You must exercise your own judgment and carefully evaluate the material on this website.

All website content is provided 'as is' without the benefit of any warranties as to title, satisfactory quality, merchantability, fitness for purpose or non-infringement which are all expressly disclaimed to the extent permissible by law.

The City is not liable for any injury or death, or any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive or other categories of damages, losses or damage to goodwill arising out of content on this website.

The City does not guarantee, and accepts no legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, availability or completeness of any material contained on this website.

Risks you assume by accessing this website

By accessing this website, you will assume all risks associated with the use of this website and acknowledge that we will not be responsible for any corruption, virus or failed transmission relating to your computer, software or data downloaded or activated via this or an external website and/or its contents.

You acknowledge that access to this website may not be continuous or uninterrupted at all times, and may be interfered with by factors or circumstances outside of our control.

Linked Websites

Any links we provide to other internet sites are solely for your convenience and do not constitute ownership or an endorsement by the City of the organisation, products or services.

We take reasonable care in linking this website to other websites but we have no direct control over the content presented in or security of those websites or the availability of those websites. We accept no responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or content of any material contained on any of these linked internet sites. Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the website they visit as well as any content, privacy practices or other policies.

Prices, details and services shown on any linked websites are subject to change without notice, and the City accepts no responsibility for any such changes.

Any views and recommendations of third parties included on this website do not necessarily reflect the views of the City or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action.

This website may contain trademarks and names of businesses. The use of those trademarks and names is with the permission of the owners.

We make no representation that the material on any linked websites does not infringe the intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person. We do not authorise the reproduction of such material.

Personal information and privacy

You can use this website anonymously without disclosing any of your personal information to the City.

Any personal information you provide to us will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Your information may be used for answering general enquiries, receiving feedback and for the other permitted purposes set out in our Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions in relation to the treatment of your personal information or would like access to your personal information, please refer to our Privacy Policy

Validity of rates

Any monetary figures or prices stated on this site are in Australian dollars and unless otherwise stated include a Goods and Services Tax (GST). Prices are subject to change without notice and the City no representation or warranty that prices set out on the website are accurate and current.


The City owns or is licensed to the copyright in material present on this website. This includes the content and design of work on the site. No part may be reproduced by any process except in accordance with the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

The City encourages the sharing and re-use of information provided on this website for personal, non-commercial use, for research or study, or use within your organisation. For reproduction or use of the City’s copyright material beyond this, permission must be sought from the City. To request such permission, please email your request to [email protected] and include your name, address, phone number and a brief description of your intended usage of the information you are requesting.


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Contact Us

For more information about pets and animals please contact us on (03) 5441 2209 or [email protected]

For more information on how to get in contact with us visit our contact page.

For more information on registering your pet with the City of Greater Bendigo, please click here.