Plans by a re-elected Tasmanian Liberal government to allow recreational deer hunting in world heritage national parks will have little effect on slowing the spread of feral deer.
Leading conservation organisations are urging the NSW Government to fully implement the recommendations of the NSW Natural Resources Commission’s pest animal management review.
Australian Senate inquiry told feral deer are a destructive, invasive feral pest species that are multiplying out of control.
In October the NSW Parliament passed legislation abolishing the NSW Game Council in response to the backlash against the proposal for recreational hunting in national parks. While the abolition may see the end of the counter productive influence on feral animal control by the NSW Game Council, the fear is that recreational hunting may now…
While the NSW Game Council markets a phony version of feral animal control by claiming that every rabbit, fox or pig killed by a hunter is a conservation win, some shooters are genuine ‘voluntary conservation hunters’. The Invasive Species Council opposes the recent move by the NSW Government to allow hunting in national parks because…
Fact Sheets, Reports & Submissions
A submission to the review of the operations of the NSW Game Council requested by the NSW Premier. The submission considers aspects of the NSW Game Council including: ineffectiveness, culture, lack of hunting competence and suitability of statutory arrangements. Nine attachments are included with the submission.