Habitat Ecology News

NSW Recreation Shooters To Gain Access To National Parks!

The NSW Government is attempting to pass legislation that will enable recreational shooters access to National Parks for the supposed purpose of controlling feral animals. In exchange they will vote for the privatisation of the NSW Power Stations. (Which will only drive household bills up) Isn’t this a conflict of interest and what of the implications to the staff, visitors and animals of these parks?…
Habitat Ecology
August 23, 2020

Kangaroo Cull in ACT

Once again the issue of the culling of our native species hits the headlines. This time in the ACT were the ACT government plans to remove over 2000 kangaroos (The Age May 21st 2012). The issue of culling of wildlife, especially our macropod species, continues to plagues us. When are people going to realise that the decision to cull any species is not made at…
Habitat Ecology
August 23, 2020

The Carbon Tax – My Take On It

It is very interesting that the Carbon Tax is creating so much debate at present. Is this because it is a new tax, that people don’t believe in climate change or is it that Julia Gillard said we wouldn’t have a Carbon Tax? (On the last issue isn’t funny how short our memories are because John Howard said we wouldn’t have a Goods and Services…
Habitat Ecology
August 23, 2020

Rail vs Road

A recent article in The Age newspaper has costed the Doncaster rail line at around 840 million dollars (Doncaster railway could be built for $840M, The Age July 24 2012) "Doncaster Link" . The development of this line has been proposed, talked about, costed, put on the table, been an election issue and removed since the Eastern Freeway was built back in the early 1970’s. The freeway…
Habitat Ecology
August 23, 2020