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Kangaroo Counts- Counting Virtual Kangaroos by Maria Taylor – 12/11/2018

How do they get those numbers? “This could be the greatest wildlife swindle in scientific history…  In 2011, I reviewed government data finding that kangaroos are in serious long-term decline in New South Wales. I submitted exhaustive scientific evidence detailing critical errors in government population surveys; flaws in the harvest model; systematic inflation of kangaroo numbers; and over-allocation of quotas. […]

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Anatomy of an Overseas Campaign

When we look at the possible modern reasons as to why kangaroos are still maligned as ‘pests’, even in drought when their numbers crash, it becomes obvious when you discover the economic benefit big business and government have for perpetuating the misinformation. Read on, in this excerpt from a forthcoming book by Maria Taylor on Australia’s deadly relationship with its […]

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NSW Kangaroo Cruelty

Stop Kangaroo Cruelty in NSW! How you can Help (*scroll down to the bottom to donate) 1. Demand an end to the cruelty of kangaroos in NSW! www.change.org/p/australian-wildlife-protection-council-stop-kangaroo-cruelty-in-nsw In June 2018, the NSW Liberal/National government ‘relaxed red tape’ with regards to the already under-regulated and inhumane system of culling kangaroos. This unethical measure paved the way for an increased number of […]

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Caring for Wildlife- Maria Taylor visits two local heros of animal medicine and welfare in south-east NSW

Maria Taylor visits two local heros of animal medicine and welfare in south-east NSW in this excerpt from her forthcoming book. ‘What are kangaroos like personally? I ask him what is his experience with macropods, the kangaroos on a personal, behavioural level? They are all different, he answers — physiology, behaviour, different age groups, and response to treatment or anaesthesia […]

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Andrew’s Government is set to kill baby koalas, and other ‘protected wildlife’ that survive bush fire!- Write to Government Now!

Update posted by Eve Kelly 10th Jan 2020 Re: https://au.news.yahoo.com/first-responders-directed-to-kill-baby-koalas-on-fire-ground-061755955.htm and the AWPC’s 2018 website article https://awpc.org.au/andrews-government-is-set-to-kill-baby-koalas-and-other-protected-wildlife-that-survive-bush-fire-write-to-government-now/ On Jan 10th 2020, Andy Meddick MP published a response, from DELWP, saying the recent media on the fire ground rescue of wildlife is ‘categorically untrue’. It is also being reported that this story is ‘fake news’ and in light of the current […]

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‘Progress’ leave victims homeless- AWPC Speaks Out

http://mpnews.com.au/2018/10/29/progress-leave-victims-homeless/ Australian Wildlife Protection Council secretary Eve Kelly said while regulations required a permit from the Mornington Peninsula Shire to remove vegetation, the protection of wildlife was covered by the Wildlife and Cruelty to Animals acts. “I would like to know how these acts are enforced when there are active nests in trees being felled,” she said. “It has been […]

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