NSW will remove the protected game status for feral deer on private land across the state, bringing it into line with every other state but Victoria and Tasmania. Deer will be treated like other pest animals such as feral rabbits, foxes, goats and pigs.
The feral horse population in Kosciuszko National Park has risen dramatically since all horse control was halted in the park 20 months ago.
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…
Join us on Thursday, August 22 when the NSW Parliament debates the impacts of feral horses on Kosciuszko National Park.
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.
The proposed new direction is unclear, despite the value of underpinning concepts of coordination and collaboration. The paper either signifies an exciting new era or government retreat from all but a few popular causes.