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Dog Exercise Areas

The Shire has a number of dog exercise areas where your dog can roam off a leash. Please make sure your dog is under control and prevent any conflict with other dogs and people. The person exercising the dog must be capable of controlling the dog and have a leash in hand.

You can also download a map of the Newman townsite to view the dog exercise areas in the Shire.

The list of all dog exercise parks within the Shire are listed below:

Emu , Goanna & Kangaroo Ovals -Fortescue Avenue.
Dogs are NOT ALLOWED on the main Capricorn AFL Sporting Oval.  
Boorthana Park - Boothana Crescent and Minbalup Crescent (Lot 840) 
Boomerang Oval - Newman Drive (R38512) 
Dingo Park (Dog Agility Park) - Newman Drive 
167 Cooke Street (R23348) 
Marble Bar 
230  General Street (R29882) 

Where Dogs are not Allowed

There are certain areas where dogs are absolutely not allowed by Dog Act 1976, Health Act 1911 or the Shire's local laws. These areas are as follows:
  • Main sporting oval at Capricorn Sporting Complex.
  • An area set aside by wall or fence as a children's playground, or where there is no wall or fence no dogs shall be within 10m from playing equipment.
  • An area within 10m of the edge of a playing field being used for sporting or other activities during the times of such use.
  • A public building.
  • All food premises and food transport vehicle.
  • A public swimming pool.
  • A public toilet block or changing room.
  • A cemetery.
Guide Dogs are an exception and are permitted to be in the above areas.