South Australia's Animal Welfare Acts are managed by the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. 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 Welfare Act 1985
Animal Welfare Regulations 2012
Dog and Cat Management Act 1995
Dog and Cat Management Regulations 2010
Impounding Act 1920
Livestock Act 1997
Livestock Regulations 2013
Animal Welfare Codes of Practice
Codes of Practice for the Humane Destruction of Wildlife
Part 5, Division 3, Section 31C - Dealing with seized animals and objects