Monthly Archives: December 2015

Vet questions “ethical blindness” of Australia’s plan to kill two million cats

A leading Sydney-based veterinary specialist has questioned the “ethical blindness” of the Australian government’s campaign to kill two million feral cats by 2020. Dr Andrea Harvey , a feline medicine tutor at the University of Sydney’s Centre of Veterinary Education, … Continue reading

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Senate inquiry hears MDB water plan has made farming “unaffordable”

Australia is losing up $6 million a day in lost farm production across the Murray Darling Basin due to mismanagement of a deeply flawed federal water allocation plan, a Senate inquiry has been told. The inquiry heard that the Murray … Continue reading

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