Queensland's Animal Welfare Acts are managed by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. Visit their website for more information about their responsibilities.
Please familiarise yourself with the laws relevant to your state. In particular, note the rules governing the minimum holding times for animals that can end up in pounds.
Name of Act/Regulation/Code/Standard
Animal Care and Protection Act 2001
Animal Care and Protection Regulation 2012
Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008
Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Regulation 2009
Codes of Practice for the Welfare of Animals
Part 6, Section 100 - Surrender of regulated dog
Part 4, Section 127 - Power to destroy seized regulated dog