Under Legislation - "Local Government Act 1999"
It is stated the objectives of this Act are -
(a) To encourage responsible bird ownership;
(b) To reduce public and environmental nuisance caused by noisy birds;
(c)To promote the effective management of noisy birds
It is Councils responsibility to advise that under section 254 of the above Act it is an offence to own a bird where the bird causes a nuisance or hazard to health or safety either by itself or in conjunction with other birds due to noise; eg
All people have a right to an uninterrupted nights sleep. It is socially unacceptable to ignore this responsibility and creates a health hazard to the community.
Council's Compliance Officer may be asked to investigate any complaints received regarding noisy bird issues, as a result, owners of noisy birds may be asked to:
Be a responsible bird owner and act to stop any noise bird issues you may have this will avoid any possible action being taken by Council.