Tag: recreation-hunting

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Does the end of the Game Council deal with hunters’ failed feral animal control?

The abolition of the NSW Game Council from July 2013 was a watershed in the way the NSW Government deals with recreational hunting. But is the job finished? Up until that point, governments led by Labor and then the Liberal/Nationals coalition had kowtowed to the demands of the Shooters Party and progressively expanded hunting on…

Recreational hunting NSW: claims v facts

Invasive animals, particularly foxes, cats, rabbits and rats, have caused most of Australia’s animal extinctions and imperil many more species. Hardhoofed feral herbivores like goats and deer damage wildlife habitats and threaten many rare plants. How to control feral animals effectively and humanely to protect native species and ecosystems is one of the greatest challenges…