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Victoria scrapes bottom of the barrel on wildlife management

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IN THE FIRST WEEK of October, the Victorian Labor government continued its unenlightened and colonial-looking wildlife policies — bowing to the most hidebound of the rural community and other commercial interests and loud demands from National Party politicians. A petfood trade targeting kangaroos has started in Victoria. These animals were almost

Mothers march for climate action

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I AND FAMILY members joined the student strike on 20 September. I wore a tee-shirt, left over from the NSW state campaign, that said Mothers for Environment, Wildlife, Climate Action!  It got a lot of smiles. The 15,000-strong crowd, including many mothers, that marched and chanted through central Canberra on that

The Nationals – kill this, save that, log River Red Gums, clear natives, now jobs good, formerly cut them…

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NSW AGRICULTURE MINISTER, Marshal, published a regulation encouraging landowners to regard deer as feral animals, with potential to destroy habitat and impede farming/stocking practices on private land. This regulation was introduced courtesy the Game and Feral Animal Control Act. As adorable as deer (Bambi) images may be there appears little ministerial reservation

Cry for the Voiceless

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I SHARE THE Bulletin’s concern over the reaction of our newly elected leaders to the vegan protests which committed the grievous crime of holding up traffic, and trespassing on farms and slaughter houses in order to expose the ghastly practices carried on there. It is very disheartening when the Minister for Agriculture

How it really is, from a GetUp volunteer

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I DON’T NORMALLY write these emails, but last Saturday, Scott Morrison came after me — after all of us. My name is Vanita. I’m 56. I migrated to Australia almost forty years ago, and I work three jobs in Western Sydney. Perhaps you saw it in the papers — in a public speech

Letter: Monaro’s Barilaro grapples with Murray-Darling

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STRUTTING HIS STUFF lest he suffer relevance deprivation, Deputy Premier, Barilaro, despite not attending the Murray-Darling Basin Plan Ministerial Council, decided the plan was “untenable”. Years into the “plan”, in his second term, a Damascene moment of enlightenment suddenly revealed to him (and presumably his government) that NSW is in the

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