We ask that families do not bring their dogs onto school grounds. Dogs are prohibited from being on or near the grounds of preschools and primary schools as outlined on the City Services website. For further information please visit www.cityservices.act.gov.au.
Dog prohibited areas relevant to Chapman Primary School
Dogs are not allowed in the following areas, unless they are an assistance animal with a permit:
- child-care centres, preschools and primary schools
- high schools and secondary colleges during school hours (or when school sports or training is being conducted, including after-hours training)
- fields, ovals and playing areas when formal sport is being played
- within 10 metres of a public play space (if children are playing on it)
The fine for taking dogs into prohibited areas is $150, or $350 for taking them onto the grounds of a child-care centre, preschool or primary school.