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Commonwealth protects Platypus, Koala, Swift Parrot, Greater Glider habitat

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HUMANE SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL (HSI) has congratulated the federal government for a positive move this Christmas season as Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley announced new habitat protections. The listing of River-flat eucalypt forest on coastal floodplains of southern New South Wales and eastern Victoria as a Critically Endangered Ecological Community sees more than 20,000 highly

Koalas over Barilaro any day

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NSW PREMIER GLADYS Berejiklian will stand her ground and refuse the Nationals’ demands for an urgent cabinet meeting to debate planning policy relating to koalas. Her stance is likely to infuriate the junior Coalition partner, which has threatened to boycott a joint party room meeting next week ahead of a parliamentary

Volunteers keep wildlife alive for months post fire

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COVID-19 HAS CLOGGED the news and taken up just about all our interest and thoughts over the last several months. However, for many volunteers their work and minds are still heavily focused on help and care for wildlife since the ‘Black Summer’ fires (seen above). The effort by volunteer groups goes

Why Orange Roughy should be off the table

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Orange roughy fishery report recommends ‘sustainable seafood’ status — but is slammed by conservation groups By Nick Kilvert, ABC Science CONSERVATION GROUPS have slammed moves to reclassify Australia’s orange roughy fishery as sustainable under the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification guidelines. CAPTION:  Orange Roughy live for over 140 years and don’t reach sexual

24 scientists wrote to these officials about flawed and cruel aerial baiting with 1080 poison

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(underway now in NSW, regardless) 17 February 2020 To:   The Honourable Sussan Ley MP Minister for Environment, Australia Address: Parliament House  CANBERRA ACT  2600 (minister.ley@environment.gov.au) cc: The Honourable David Littleproud MP, Minister for Agriculture, Australia (minister.littleproud@agriculture.gov.au) cc: The Honourable Lily D'Ambrosio MP, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Victoria (lily.dambrosio@parliament.vic.gov.au) cc: The Honourable Jaclyn Symes,

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