|Robert Borsak MLC, the author of this|
appalling "rationalisation" of controlling wildlife.
Robert knows about "controlling wildlife".
Remember their last attempt called for them to be allowed to 'manage' black swans , ducks, quail, galahs. Corellas, cockatoos, red and grey roos and red neck wallabies. Recreational hunting?
- Conservation hunting?
- an extension of current feral control measures?
- You decide.
|Robert Borsak MLC |
Your elected representative
knows about "controlling wildlife" - first hand.
He is the author of the following statement.
CONSERVATION HUNTERS WIN ACCESS TO NATIONAL PARKS
Conservation Hunters will have access to NSW National Parks, and the
State will introduce a new adaptive model of duck and quail management
before the end of the year, after Premier Barry O‟Farrell today
acknowledged his support for bills introduced by the Shooters and
In negotiations with the Coalition Government, the SFP has also won
support for a number of major concessions for workers who will be
affected by the privatisation of the State‟s electricity generators.
The SFP member of the Upper House said he welcomed the O‟Farrell
Government‟s qualified support for its legislation.
The control of feral animals in National Parks is an important and
expensive consideration for NSW, and the benefits of enlisting volunteer
Conservation Hunters has been demonstrated over many years in State Forests.
“Conservation Hunters save the people of NSW millions of dollars and
their impact on pest and feral animal populations has been proven,” Mr
He said the duck and quail would be run under a new model.
“What we‟re talking about is not your traditional open and shut duck
season. We‟re talking about a new model for sustainable, progressive
utilisation based on species, populations, periodic need for mitigation
and so on.”
The legislation will also introduce protections for hunters to prevent
harassment from protesters.
“These are all positive changes for NSW, which has seen our precious
National Parks suffer under the idealistic "protection" of the Greens.
Australia‟s once vibrant hunting heritage has been smothered and primary
producers have been devastated by ducks in plague proportions. We will
at last begin to bring some sense and balance back,” he said.
Further information:Robert Borsak (02) 9230 3059,
|Who's the Bunny, Barry?|
Wilcox cartoon courtesy of SMH.
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