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The Fencing Quickguide is now located at http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/lawreform/inquiries/article/1659.

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Fencing Quickguide

PLEASE NOTE: The Committee is not able to provide advice about fences. If you are unable to find an answer to your question in the Fencing QuickGuide, please do not contact the Committee as we will be unable to assist you. We suggest that you contact a community legal centre (http://www.communitylaw.org.au/find_a_clc.php) or a solicitor instead.

Index

Select your fencing problem:

I want a contribution from my neighbour to the cost of fencing work

I have received a Notice to Fence

My neighbour has not honoured a fencing agreement

My neighbour and I cannot agree on whether a fence is necessary, the kind of fence to be constructed, or the position of the fence

I have been served with a Magistrates' Court Complaint

I have been served with a copy of a Magistrates' Court Order (or Arbitrator's award)

My neighbour has erected a fence without consulting me

My boundary fence is in the wrong place

Someone has damaged my fence

My problem concerns vermin-proof fencing

Other

PLEASE NOTE: The Committee is not able to provide advice about fences. If you are unable to find an answer to your question in the Fencing QuickGuide, please do not contact the Committee as we will be unable to assist you. We suggest that you contact a community legal centre (http://www.communitylaw.org.au/find_a_clc.php) or a solicitor instead.