Please . . . There is no time like now to write to the Environment Minister in all States and ask that all logging, culling and sterilization programs be stopped immediately . . . Koala are still being sterilized as we speak . . . These fires will see many
THEY ARE REFUGEES too. The wildlife, dispossessed, shot out, and now, with their food, water and remaining habitat dried out and burned, even more in need: those that didn’t die outright in the flames. Let’s look more widely. To our international shame, we haven’t, as a country, been very charitable to
THE DEVASTATING CURROWAN bushfire threatening coastal communities and bush habitats north of Bateman’s Bay (see RFS map in the linked report) could threaten the Bay itself and areas further south. It is fanned by the strong, gusty and unpredictable winds that have hit this region in the past month. While spring
NATIONALS MEMBER FOR Monaro and Deputy Premier John Barilaro has enjoyed more headlines with ideas about destroying the state’s environment — seemingly again pitching to the most rear-guard of rural voters. The latest idea, to rip up the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, follows actions like declaring open season on the state’s kangaroos
Neighbors can’t venture out at night Since September 2018 the NSW government has signaled ‘open season’ on Australia’s national emblem, the kangaroo. In this region, it’s the Eastern Grey Kangaroo. An already weak and minimal permit system, lack of monitoring and lack of enforcement of anti-cruelty codes, were helpfully loosened further.
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
THIS ELECTION editorial comment. The other night we were minding our own business, watching a film on SBS when the peace was shattered by an advertisement on behalf of the Liberal Party, screaming “Tax” joined to the word Labor. Featured, along with images of nice looking but apparently clueless Australian voters,
INVESTIGATION: How Barnaby Joyce, Angus Taylor involved. It is extraordinary that the profit from Barnaby Joyce’s record payment for Australian water rights, an $80 million payment of taxpayers’ money, found its way to a company in the Cayman Islands which had been set up by Angus Taylor, a company at which