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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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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 […]

Petition: Tell Australia, save Carnaby’s black cockatoo

Posted on Sep 17, 2014
Petition: Tell Australia, save Carnaby’s black cockatoo

The Western Australian government is chopping down the pine plantations where Carnaby’s black cockatoo make their homes — a catastrophe for these endangered birds. Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo is an iconic species beloved by Perth people. Cockatoos form strong bonds with their partners for their whole lives (males often fly over 12 kilometres to find food […]

Media Release: Victorian Agriculture Minister Undermines Threatened Species Provisions for Dingoes

Posted on Sep 14, 2014

Victorian Agriculture Minister Undermines Threatened Species Provisions National Dingo Preservation and Recovery Program (Inc. A0051763G ) Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 President of the National Dingo Preservation and Recovery Program, and animal research ethics expert, Dr Ian Gunn, today expressed dismay at the Victorian Minister for Agriculture, Peter Walsh’s proposal to undermine measures put in […]

Ecological triage- playing “god” with species

Posted on Sep 13, 2014
Ecological triage- playing “god” with species

With so many creatures under threat of extinction in Australia, and so little money to fund conservation efforts, some say it’s time to pick who will survive. The argument put forward is that the number of endangered species is so great, it isn’t worth the resources to attempt to save them all. But in a […]

We condemn the Abbott Government’s attacks on the Great Barrier Reef, other priceless environmental institutions and native wildlife across Australia ~ we are dismayed by their lack of environmental protection since coming to power

Posted on Sep 1, 2014

Submission ec.sen.@aph.gov.au We express our shock and disgust at the attitude of the Coalition Government for their failure to see how important our environment is to many of us. It provides us with clean air, water, food the essential elements of life for all species on this planet. Barnaby Joyce, Christopher Pyne, Warren Trusss, Eddie […]