Barmah National Park gets a new lease of life

MEDIA RELEASE 7 July 2021 | A new Joint Management Plan for Barmah National Park will increase protection for the area’s remarkable wildlife as well as its ancient cultural heritage. “The...
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Time to list feral deer as a pest

Feral deer destroy shrubs, ringbark trees, trample rainforests, wallow in wetlands, wreck orchards and vineyards, and they’re a hazard on our roads.  Ask your ministers to protect wildlife,...
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Time for feral horses to leave the Alpine National Park alone

MEDIA RELEASE 26 March 2021 | Conservation groups back plans for action on feral horses in the Alpine National Park. These hard-hooved grazers are wrecking the park’s highly vulnerable alpine peat...
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Victoria’s Deer “Strategy”

PARK WATCH December 2020 | It has taken two years, but the state government’s final strategy to control Victoria’s million-strong deer invasion has at last been released....
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Federal Court backs national park protection

PARK WATCH June 2020 | A Federal Court judge has ruled that Victoria is free to continue a cull of feral horses in the Alpine National Park. It’s a decision with lessons for us all, says...
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Skinny feral horse. Photo: Federation students

Feral horses in national parks

Hard-hooved animals are not native to Australia, and many of our native plants and animals are threatened by their impacts. Feral horses, pigs, goats, camels and deer are now found throughout the...
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