Just rang my shire council. As I thought, because blue mayhem are cough, splutter..working dogs, they do not require registration.
I have never had a dog go missing but all are now microchipped (today for Pretty) I want to, in worst case scenario have as many irons in the fire to find them as I can especially as Bandit will be in town with my son at times or for holidays in wagga with him when he moves there...if he does..
Lifetime pet registry for a one off 30 bucks per dog if they are chipped and desexed. An entire male would be 150. After Bandit is done in a couple of months I certainly will be doing that.
eases the mind.