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GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS EXPOSE CRUELTY TO BABY JOEYS CONTINUES WITHIN KANGAROO INDUSTRY
11th November 2014:
Australian government data has revealed that thousands of female kangaroos and their joeys are
still being targeted and killed by the commercial kangaroo industry, contradicting claims they have
stopped shooting females and improved animal welfare practices.
INTERNAL DEFENCE DOCUMENTS EXPOSE BLOOD BATH DURING SECRET KANGAROO CULL
20th May 2014:
Internal Defence documents received under Freedom Of Information has revealed a blood
bath during kangaroo culls on a Victorian Defence base, along with deliberate attempts by
Defence to avoid RSPCA involvement and adherence to animal welfare codes during
Call for controls on bow and arrows as a mother kangaroo and joey fall victim to another brutal attack
2nd March 2015:
A mother kangaroo with a joey in her pouch has survived being speared by a bow and
arrow in another vicious attack in Castlemaine over the weekend. The female kangaroo
was discovered by a distraught resident during a fierce storm that hit the Central Victorian
town on Saturday night.
NO PERMIT - BUNDABERG COUNCIL CAUGHT OUT OVER AIRPORT ROO SHOOTING INCIDENT
12nd January 2014:
The Australian Society for Kangaroos is calling for the prosecution of the Bundaberg Council
after an (RTI) Right to Information investigation by ASK revealed they were unauthorised to
shoot and kill a kangaroo at Bundaberg Airport on the 16th October last year.
PUCKAPUNYAL ARMY BASE KANGAROO MASSACRE - FRONT LINE UPDATE
12th December 2013:
Australian Society for Kangaroos frontline activists kept kangaroo shooters on the move on
Tuesday night in a desperate attempt to distract them and save thousands of kangaroos and
joeys now under fre at the Puckapunyal army base near Seymour Victoria. Between 12am and
5am activists were in pursuit of shooters forcing them to abort shooting in some areas as they
attempted to fulfll their quotas.
CALLS FOR BUSHFIRE INQUIRY AS VICTORIAN WILDLIFE LEFT TO DIE
18 March 2013: The Victorian government has refused to allow injured wildlife to be rescued from a second major fire ground in the state leaving thousands more animals to die in agony from burns, smoke inhalation, starvation and dehydration. [more]
VICTORIAN TAX PAYERS TO FOOT THE BILL FOR NEW KANGAROO INDUSTRY?
17 September 2012: The South Grampians Shire is seeking support for a motion to be passed this Wednesday at the Municipal Association of Victoria for the introduction of a commercial kangaroo industry in Victoria based on the claim that kangaroos left ‘wasted’ in the field could be used for meat and creates local employment. [more]
POLICE OFFICER GETS AWAY WITH MURDER
10 September 2013: The Australian Society for Kangaroos and local Booral residents are outraged over the lack of action by RSPCA and Queensland Police over the barbaric and illegal shooting of over 20 kangaroos and joeys, and a cow by a Queensland Police Officer in December last year. [more]
REPORT EXPOSES EXTREME CRUELTY IN CANBERRA KANGAROO CULLS
20th August 2012 Results of an autopsy on a young male kangaroo removed from a death pit at Goorooyarroo Nature Reserve during this years Canberra kangaroo cull has revealed that a juvenile kangaroo was shot in the mouth shattering its jaw, bashed over the head, and then stabbed in the throat causing it to choke on its own blood and bleed to death. The kangaroo was still feeding off it's mothers milk. [more]
ACTIVISTS HALT SECOND ROO CULL
3rd June 2012 Australian Society for Kangaroos activists have halted another kangaroo cull at Canberra nature reserves for a second night running. Last night protesters entered GoorooyarRoo Nature Park after hearing shots fired within the park. They entered the park with torches, and making loud noises to attract the attention of shooters, and witnessed what they believe was shooters throwing dead kangaroos into a trailer. [more]
SANCTUARY BACKS DOWN ON WALLABY KILL
18th July 2012 In a dramatic backpeddle, the Healesville Sanctuary near Melbourne has denied media statements that it planned to slaughter countless swamp wallabies at it's Coranderrk Bushland in Healesville. Last week Channel Seven interviewed sanctuary manager Glen Holland who confirmed that.... [more]
QLD GOVERNMENT ACCUSSED OF BOUNCING ROO NUMBERS
28 November 2011: The Queensland government has been accused of bumping up the states kangaroo numbers after reporting implausible increases for its 2011 surveys. [more]
ACTIVISTS HALT ROO SHOOT IN CANBERRA
11 June 2011: Animal activists have disrupted a government contracted cull of kangaroos in the Mount Painter region in Canberra last night after a member of the public spotted an ACT ranger escorting a 4WD vehicle into the reserve around 6pm. [more]
CANBERRA ROO CULLS: WHERE'S THE SCIENCE??
10 June 2011: The Australian Society for Kangaroos is calling on the ACT government to publicly reveal the science behind the slaughter of thousands of kangaroos on public land in the ACT. [more]
CALL FOR RSPCA TO COME CLEAN ON KANGAROO CULL
2 June 2011: As the ACT government prepares to kill another 3,427 kangaroos and their joeys in Canberra Nature Parks today, the RSPCA is supporting a massacre that will see thousands of joeys shot, decapitated and orphaned [more]
$2,000 REWARD - COMMUNITY JOINS SEARCH FOR BOW AND ARROW HUNTER
29 May 2011: The Australian Society for Kangaroos has increased it's reward to $2,000 for information leading to the Cowra bow and arrow hunter responsible for this cruel act. [more]
FORMER MISS WORLD JOINS HUNT FOR KANGAROO ATTACKER
17 May 2011: Former Miss World and TV personality Belinda Green has vowed to do everything in her powers to find the person responsible for spearing a mother kangaroo carrying a joey with two arrows in Cowra NSW last week, and has joined forces with the Australian Society for Kangaroos in their search for the attacker. [more]
MELBOURNE TAFE UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR CRUELTY
29 March 2011: Australian Society for Kangaroos has discovered four kangaroos shot in the abdomen and left to die in agony, at the controversial kangaroo cull at North Melbourne Institute of TAFE. [more]
ACTIVISTS VOW TO STOP KANGAROO SHOOTINGS
21 March 2011: The Australian Society for Kangaroos has vowed to physically intervene to stop North Melbourne Institute of TAFE from killing any more kangaroos at Eden Park Melbourne. [more]
TASMANIAN WILDLIFE ANNIHILATION
30 August 2010: According to the Tasmanian State of the Environment Report 2009, around one million wallabies and their joeys are killed annually by farmers and plantation owners in Tasmania, with 1.4 million killed between 2006 and 2007 alone. [more]
VETS OFFER HELP TO SAVE MARIA ISLAND WALLABIES
26 August 2010: The Australian Society for Kangaroos has offered the Tasmanian government free veterinarian services to carry out a vasectomisation program on the male wallabies and kangaroos on Maria Island Tasmania, in an effort to prevent the ongoing killing of these gentle marsupials. [more]
JOEYS KILLED ILLEGALLY FOR BATHURST CAR RACE: WILDLIFE GROUPS ALLEGE
23 June 2010: The Australian Society for Kangaroos has lodged a formal complaint to the NSW Police Commissioner and the NSW RSPCA, against the Bathurst Council for allegedly killing 88 joeys illegally at Mt Panorama in preparation for the Bathurst 1000 car race. [more]
CANBERRA CULL WILL KILL 1,000 JOEYS
21 June 2010: As the ACT Government prepares to kill another 1,890 kangaroos in its nature reserves as part of their annual massacre, the real death toll from this slaughter may reach 3,000. [more]
BOB IRWIN SPEAKS OUT AGAINST WILDLIFE ATROCITIES
29 May 2010: Wildlife warrior Bob Irwin, father of the late Steve Irwin, has spoken out against the the Australian government and the “murderous thugs” who commit atrocities on kangaroos and other native wildlife, at a fundraiser in Sydney last week.
Bob Irwin, who was unable to attend the event due to his recent heart attack, recorded a video message urging Australian's to reconnect with their wildlife and to stand up and protect them before they are lost forever.
FUNDRAISING EVENT: AN AFTERNOON WITH AUSTRALIA ICONS
We are very excited to invite you to our fundraising event called An Afternoon with Australian Icons, at the Revesby Workers Club, 2b Brett Street, Reversby, Sydney from 3.00pm to 6.00pm on Sunday, 23 May 2010.
CALL FOR RSPCA TO REMOVE KANGAROOS FROM TV COMMERCIAL
20 January 2010: The Australian Society for Kangaroos recently called for the RSPCA to remove kangaroos from their TV commercials on the grounds that they are misleading the public with false advertising. The RSPCA has failed to protect kangaroos across Australia and even actively supports the slaughter of millions of kangaroos and their joeys for profit by the kangaroo industry by their presence on the state Kangaroo Advisory Committees and their ongoing approval of the kangaroo industry.
WILDLIFE GROUPS CALL FOR INQUIRY INTO KANGAROO KILLINGS
17 November 2009: Wildlife groups are calling for an inquiry into the slaughter of half a million kangaroos in Victoria by farmers since 1999.
BOB IRWIN’S PLEA: DON’T EAT OUR KANGAROOS - COME AND SEE THEM!
11 September 2009: Bob Irwin, wildlife conservationist and father of the late Steve Irwin, is pleading with China and the world not to eat our kangaroos, but to come and see them.
MEMORIAL OUTSIDE THE BNTS GATES
19 May 2009: A Dawn Memorial service was held today in Canberra for the 512 Eastern Grey Kangaroos and their joeys who were killed at the Belconnen Naval Transmission Station on this day last year.