Volunteer firefighter and wildlife carer calls for all-out attack on feral animals in fire zones scorched by this summer’s catastrophic bushfires.
Horse removal from Kosciuszko National Park has stopped for a second year in a row due to a surprise intervention by NSW Deputy Premier, John Barilaro, this week.
Once the smoke clears from Australia’s bushfires the emergency facing our wildlife will not end. Injured and sick native animals will be sitting ducks for feral cats and foxes. Their homes and what little food remains will be trampled and eaten up by hard-hooved feral deer, horses, pigs and goats. One of the most effective…
When the NSW Government made the disastrous decision to protect feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park rather than reducing their numbers we acted quickly, joining forces with several other environment groups to form Reclaim Kosci. Led by Richard and Alison Swain Reclaim Kosci’s main objectives are to: Raise awareness about the impacts of feral horses…
The reality of government decision making is that ministers are influenced by what they think people want. Once a dangerous new invasive species is widespread and established in Australia, people will demand action, but unfortunately by then it is usually too late to make a real difference. We need governments to act while the problem…
Some of the biggest threats to wildlife recovering from the Australian bushfires will come from feral animals, including foxes and cats thriving in the aftermath of the fires.
Is the Animal Justice Party condemning Australia’s threatened species to extinction by refusing to create policies based on science?
Fact Sheets, Reports & Submissions
Submitted: April 2018
A joint submission with the Nature Conservation Council of NSW that provides 16 detailed recommendations to strengthen the draft regional pest animal plans and reduce the impacts of pest animals in NSW.
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.