Category Archives: Kangaroo Issues

Regional friends of wildlife release April 2015

HABITAT LOSS, SHOOTING, CARS, DOGS, FENCES ARE THE REAL STORY BEHIND CANBERRA KANGAROO NUMBERS AS NEW ‘CULL’ SET Kangaroos in the ACT persist in anything approaching natural densities in only 15 percent of their former habitat, according to a 2014 report. This exposes as false, government claims to the public that kangaroos are ‘overabundant’ and in numbers that top the

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End the cruel slaughter of kangaroos on public reserves: Petition

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Letter to: Minister for Territory and Municipal Services Shane Rattenbury Chief Minister Andrew Barr Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Simon Corbell by Frankie Seymour Queanbeyan, NSW The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government has announced yet another slaughter of eastern grey kangaroos (EGKs) on its own nature reserves in the winter of 2015. The government claims, without any coherent supporting

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Put a stop to Australia pushing kangaroos into extinction for profit

author: Graham Atherton-Ryan is one of our members in the UK. target: Greg Hunt Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt has recently shown he is in full defence of a sick barbaric kangaroo killing industry that exists in Australia. Other members of parliament see them as an artificial plague on the landscape !! 2010 population estimates put the numbers of kangaroos

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The commercial kangaroo industry’s inherent cruelty

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Improving the humaneness of commercial kangaroo harvesting 2014 Download at https://rirdc.infoservices.com.au/items/13-116 The above research shows that the public believe commercial harvesting is an acceptable form of kangaroo management, as long as it is done by professional and skilled shooters, and the carcases are used rather than wasted. The suffering of kangaroos must also be minimised, and the most humane methods

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