Category: animal-welfare

Kosciuszko: It’s a park, not a paddock

It’s time to overturn the Berejiklian Government’s decision entrenching destructive feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park. Are you in?

Compassionate conservation or misplaced compassion?

Would a compassionate society let Australia’s feral rabbits roam free rather than trying to control their numbers through killing? Adjunct professor Peter Fleming takes a look at the ethics of killing for conservation.

New hope Alps will be spared feral horse damage

The release of a wild horse management plan for Kosciuszko National Park is an important chance to rein in exploding feral horse numbers in the alps. Have your say, make a submission by 19 August 2016.

Submission to the Draft wild horse management plan: Kosciuszko National Park

Submitted: August 2016
The goal of the draft wild horse management plan for Kosciuszko National Park to set a 20-year target to drastically reduce feral horse numbers is supported, but the prospect of the plan succeeding is limited because the plan prohibits the use of aerial shooting as a control method.