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Please help us to keep helping our precious Fauna, Membership of the A.W.P.C. is $20.00 (AUS) ($10 Pensioner/student) per year which includes 3 Issues of 'A Voice for Wildlife'. Our Annual General Meeting is held each year in June. All are welcome.

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EU Campaign

The campaign relates to the fact that some 440,000 baby kangaroo's (young at foot) die each year as a result of being the by-product of killing 3-4 million kangaroos per year in Australia.

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The Australian Wildlife Protection Council Public Fund is a gift fund listed on the register of Environmental Organisations Section 78(1) (A) of the Income Assessment Act 1936.

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Petition: Help save the forests and wildlife of Tasmania from the chainsaws of logging companies

Posted on Oct 22, 2014
Petition: Help save the forests and wildlife of Tasmania from the chainsaws of logging companies

author: Georgina B target: Will Hodgman, Tasmanian premier More than 400,000 hectares of protected native forest in Tasmania are to be opened up for logging after the Tasmanian government repealed the state’s forestry peace deal, which ended a 30-year battle between environmentalists and loggers. The new Forestry (Rebuilding the Forest Industry) bill scraps the forestry […]

‘Pause and Review of All Prescribed Burning’

Posted on Oct 15, 2014
‘Pause and Review of All Prescribed Burning’

Conference: November 9, 2014 Australian Wildlife Protection Council Inc Kindness House 288 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy Melbourne Vic 3065 Photo by Megan Rowsell, of the Portland Field Naturalists Club of fire-ravaged Koala and Ring-tailed Possum ‘Wildfires are horrendous enough, but to deliberately burn bush where native animals find refuge is absolutely criminal’, Hans Brunner, forensic scientist […]

Trauma Season has begun, and Australia Zoo needs your help

Posted on Oct 10, 2014
Trauma Season has begun, and Australia Zoo needs your help

    With the increase in patients admitted during this time of year and no animal being turned away due to the cost of their treatment, we are urgently seeking the community’s support. Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors, the charity that funds the Wildlife Hospital, does not receive ongoing government funding. Patients rely heavily on the […]

Broad scale burning to achieve a 5% State-wide target will reduce key habitats: Prof Mike Clarke

Posted on Oct 3, 2014
Broad scale burning to achieve a 5% State-wide target will reduce key habitats: Prof Mike Clarke

Key points relating to 5% Prescribed Burning Target Prof Michael Clarke (Head of School of Life Sciences and Professor of Zoology, La Trobe University) 1.The primary goal of the relevant recommendations of the Bushfires Royal Commission in regard to increasing the level of prescribed burning in the State of Victoria was to reduce the risk […]

Wildlife halved over last 40 years- WWF

Posted on Sep 30, 2014
Wildlife halved over last 40 years- WWF

Wildlife numbers have plunged by more than half in just 40 years as Earth’s human population has nearly doubled, a survey of more than 3000 vertebrate species shows. From 1970 to 2010, there was a 39 per cent drop in numbers across a representative sample of land and sea-dwelling species. Global human overpopulation means the […]

Email to the Hon. Lisa Neville, MP re. prescribed overburning in Victoria

Posted on Sep 19, 2014
Email to the Hon. Lisa Neville, MP re. prescribed overburning in Victoria

Shadow Minister for Environment and Climate Change The Hon. Lisa Neville, MP lisa.neville@parliament.vic.gov.au Dear Lisa Neville, The members of the Australian Wildlife Protection Council are concerned about the horrendous amount of burning in Victoria, of 5% each year, to reduce fuel. For three years the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission’s independent monitor Neil Comrie has strongly […]