The fights against infectious disease and anti-vaxxers’ fears VACCINES PREVENT a staggering two to three million deaths per year around the world, yet vocal groups in Australia and internationally continue to cast doubt on their effectiveness. Vaccine hesitancy ranks alongside climate change, pandemic flu and Ebola as one of the top ten threats
Governments aim to stop protest for animals and the environment In the wake of NSW, Qld and federal governments setting draconian fines and trespass laws for protesting against environmental destruction, like new mining projects, governments and major political parties are targeting animal activists who shed light on inhumane practices on farm.
Hans Brunner scientist and fighter for justice SPECIAL REPORT by Eve Kelly I FIRST MET Swiss-born Hans Brunner, a biological scientist and author at a community meeting at a local wildlife sanctuary. Brunner was refreshingly passionate about wildlife, in particular, the Southern Brown Bandicoot — a small ground-dwelling marsupial that had become
WE HAVE KNOWN all along that the National Party, both state and federal, supposedly the voice of all rural people, is no friend of animals, whether wildlife or domestic stock. The cruel live sheep and cattle export trade is among the party’s favoured programs, along with wide-scale killing of wildlife
WHY? THAT QUESTION from the rural residential community hovers over Council’s decision at its May general meeting to spend another $50,000 of taxpayers’ funds for a planning proposal to split the zoning in Wamboin and Bywong based broadly on topography, i.e. on what occurs naturally on the ground, either remnant
WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, condemn the planned killing of 4,076 kangaroos, and their joeys, by the Australian Capital Territory government, and draw attention to the cruelty and suffering inflicted by these actions. This is occurring within a context of a global wildlife crisis with extinction looming for over one million species according to the United Nations latest comprehensive
SENIOR MINISTERS CONTINUE to falsely claim that emissions are going down and that our Paris targets will be met, says a Climate Council report. The report exposes how the Federal Government has gone to extraordinary lengths to keep the public in the dark on climate change. “I think most Australians would be outraged