TAMS ABUSING TAXPAYERS MONEY ON KANGAROOS + DAS DOG
The act government and tams have repeatedly abused taxpayers money, firstly on unnecessarily butchering our native Eastern Grey Kangaroos, based on a fraudulent kangaroo management plan that is not based on any scientific evidence, and refusing to amend the plan as instructed by experts.
Now we find that tams have burnt taxpayers money on fighting an acat court case for 2 years with NSW wildcare, who finally won an acat 2 year battle with tams to take 35 Eastern Grey Joeys from Canberra to NSW, when all tams had to do, in order to save taxpayers money, was to immediately amend WILDLIFE CARERS GROUP’s Wildlife Rehabilitation licence, as required and as has been repeatedly instructed by WILDLIFE CARERS GROUP.
This action to amend our licence will also save the stress on the joeys, on being unnecessarily transported, and leave them int he ACT where they belong, will not be limited to only joeys, and may prevent euthanasia on all of them, because of wildcare’s limited resources, giving full term rehabilitation to ALL sick, injured and orphaned animals
Canberra Times article: “A Queanbeyan wildlife rescue group has won the right to take orphaned joeys across the NSW border, sparing them from death at the hands of ACT authorities. After a legal stoush spanning three years Wildcare Queanbeyan has secured a three-year licence to transport eastern grey joeys from the ACT to their sanctuary in the border town. The group and the ACT Conservator of Flora and Fauna agreed on licence terms in the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal on Friday after the tribunal ruled in favour of Wildcare last month. The decision by general president Linda Crebbin and senior member Allan Anforth means Wildcare can drive up to 35 orphaned kangaroos over the border for three years. The ACT’s policy is to humanely kill orphaned joeys.
In 2008 the conservator refused to grant Wildcare a new licence to take joeys to NSW, raise them and release them back into the wild. Tribunal senior member Brian Hatch backed up the Government’s decision in September 2009, but was ultimately overruled on appeal by his colleagues. A spokesman for the group and president of Wildlife Advocates, Guy Wilmington, said Wildcare were always confident the decision would go their way. ”It’s definitely welcome to have this over and done with and to have our arguments vindicated by ACAT,” he said. Lawyers for the Government raised concerns released kangaroos might return to the territory and, because of their contact with human carers, become traffic hazards or potentially violent towards humans. They also argued the Wildcare’s policy might cause the joeys undue suffering in the last days of their lives.
When Wildcare previously had a licence on a trial basis at least 14 of the 32 joeys taken into their care died or were euthanased. In their written reasons for the decision, Ms Crebbin and Mr Anforth described the question as difficult. ”Is it better for 35 joeys per year to die quickly, than for about half to survive and prosper and half to experience non-specific suffering and deterioration leading to death,” the tribunal members wrote. But they found no evidence to support arguments about the animals posing a threat to humans, or concerns about the suffering of relocated joeys.The licence will be granted with strict conditions covering transport, records and reporting. A spokesman for the Territory and Municipal Services Directorate said the Government would not appeal the tribunal’s decision.”
WILDLIFE CARERS GROUP TAKES MEMBER OF PUBLIC TO DOG POUND (DAS)
On 3/11/11 Wildlife Carers Group’s Founding President NORA PRESTON, drove a member of the public to das (domestic animal services in the ACT) to save a dog.
The member of the public has put over $70 on this pictured dog, who will be notified on 10/11/11, on whether or not the owner has responded.
The pictured dog is microchipped, and is a female dog.
Apparently The owners are not replying to das’s calls.
Photo taken by NORA PRESTON.
If this is your dog, please phone das on 6207 2424.
We have concerns that das is now ordering everyone to take undesexed dogs to the rspca for desexing.
This is clearly putting local vets out of business, giving all business to the rspca.
Das needs to give a discount voucher, allowing the public to choose which vet they go to, as some vets are cheaper than others.
Unfortunately we have also found the after hours pens still are not secured with strong padlocks.
This needs to be urgently rectified, for the protection of all dogs placed in the pens, to prevent other dogs being placed in the same pens and seriously injured or killed.
The large bucket of water still has not been replaced with a smaller bowl for the smaller dogs to be able to reach to drink out of, which also needs to be urgently rectified.
WILDLIFE CARERS GROUP WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT IN 2009/2010.
WISHING YOU A VERY SAFE AND HAPPY YEAR FOR 2011.
There can be no discrimination against our native wildlife, all native wildlife are precious to our Eco system, in assisting to maintain a healthy well balanced Eco system, and will be protected, and rehabilitated equally.
Wildlife Carers Group, the only local wildlife group with long term expertise and knowledge in our native wildlife, that will act on, and investigate animal cruelty/welfare/rights, and, as a community group, that also cares about our community, and the rights of our community groups.
Wildlife Carers Group, the only local wildlife group helping to keep our state and country out of deficit, with no government funding, run solely by volunteers, that is keeping you in a job.
Wildlife Carers Group, the only local wildlife group that trains work experience students.
NORA PRESTON ( began rehabilitating wildlife in the early ’80’s .)
WCG – WILDLIFE CARERS GROUP INC. – Founded in 2004.
PO Box 3509
WESTON CREEK ACT 2611
Mob: 0406 056 099
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4 November 2011
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To view the amendments and Draft ACT Pest Animal Management Strategy 2011-2021 please click or copy and paste this link into your browser: AMENDMENTS DARTING CURRAWONGS RSPCA – DRAFT ACT PEST ANIMAL MANAGEMENT STRATEGY 2011-2021 « wildlifecarersgroup
To see Wildlife Carers Group full 5-day report, of the training with the work experience student, Wildlife Carers Group Kangaroo Meat Testing, results: contaminated, etc Please click on this link https://wildlifecarersgroup.wordpress.com/2011/08/04/wildlife-carers-group-wcg-visit-to-callum-brae-nature-reserve-etc-full-5-day-work-experience-student-wes-placement-report-trained-by-wcg-founding-president-nora-preston-4-8-july-2011/?sn=l.
To see Wildlife Carers Group Kangaroo Meat Testing, click on this link: https://wildlifecarersgroup.wordpress.com/2011/09/04/wildlife-carers-group-kangaroo-meat-testing-%e2%80%93-5-day-work-experience-student-4-8-july-2011/?sn=l
This species maintains a healthy, well balanced eco system.
You can help us make the necessary changes for our native protected Eastern Grey
Kangaroos, by signing this petition, and circulating this for us http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/save–all–the-kangaroos.html.
In this article, interviewed on 15/4/10, http://www.nowuc.com.au/2010/05/27/kangaroo-plan…/comment-page-1/ don fletcher from tams says that kangaroos are not the main problem and in fact ‘native grasses’ are not threatened with extinction, but other animals and plants are, and that “the biggest ‘contributor’ to the loss of the natural treeless grasslands of our region has been agriculture (by far)”.
This statement is admitting to the flawed, dishonest kangaroo management plan, and russell watkinson’s media release, on Friday 18/6/10, that blames the kangaroos for driving legless lizards, earless dragons, etc, and the deteriorating grasslands and woodlands to extinction, by eating all the grasses, when fletcher admits that the native grasses are not threatened by the kangaroos, but by human activity, including toxic sprays.
Please check out this link http://www.canberratimes.com.au/news/local/news/general/roo-best-custodian-for-some-plants/1652005.aspx, that was in the Canberra times on 17/10/09, that completely refutes the allegations against the roos destroying grasslands, that was sent to maxine cooper, that were also ignored.
The report is by Julie Lindner, who has also been studying the grasslands and the roos for the past 20 years, which backs up what I’ve been saying all along.
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/news/local/news/general/roo-best-custodian-for-some-plants/1652005.aspx, with a more recent article in the Chronicle in the ‘letters to the editor’ section, titled ‘culling controversy’ p.23, 14/6/11.
Please click on this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUZrKj6ClBg ‘KANGAROO CHILLER BOX INVESTIGATION’/’KANGAROOS ON TRACK TO EXTINCTION’, that contains the cruel bashing to death of roos that are shot, but not directly killed, hung up while still alive, and left suffering, trembling as they hang, tortured to death, and joeys bashed to death, possibly attempting to decapitate the joeys head on the back of the truck with several blows.
Please click on this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbn3c8EcNRk&feature=related, so called controlled government butchering, you will note that the kangaroos are still alive when hung up, suffering, AND BEING TORTURED TO DEATH, the male is laughing at the cruelty he has just inflicted on this kangaroo, a joey stomped to death, even the child stomps on it as he walks past following his father, orphaned joeys hopping around, left to starve to death, a joey bashed till its eyes popped out, but is still alive, suffering, a prolonged death, and the male admitting that these are protected species. Native protected animals called pests, the very same native animals that maintain a healthy well balanced eco system. The code of practice that the shooter refers to is inhumane, and unacceptable, as witnessed in this video footage. Kangaroos are not fit for human or dog consumption, heavily contaminated with various diseases/harmful bacterias, e.coli, salmonella, staphylococcus, streptococcus, toxoplasmosis, preserved illegally with sulphur dioxide that causes thiamine deficiency, (a white crystalline solid forming part of the vitamin B complex, C12H17CIN4OS; a vitamin (B1), required by the nervous system, absence of which causes beri-beri and other disorders), causing death, intake of pesticide spraying to control locusts, etc. Keep watching till it stops, keep an eye on the timer, next to the speaker symbol, length 10:59.
There are more links on youtube to show the facts on the extreme cruelty committed to our native protected macropods.
These animals are still alive and awake, when going through the abattoir’s chute processing system, dropped on top of one another, through a swinging door, to go through to the next phase, with several possums piled on top of one another, into the same boxes, when delivered to the abattoir, (possums are extremely territorial,) females with joeys, butchered, and bashed to death. Please Help stop these extreme acts of animal cruelty and export. You can help stop these extreme acts of animal cruelty to these possums by adding the above link to the possum abattoir and lodging your submissions by 23/4/10, to firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com click on link http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/trade-use/invitecomment/brushtail-possum.html Submissions are now closed. This species maintains a healthy well balanced eco system.
Following Wildlife Carers Group Investigation and Report on the Fraser Island Dingoes, on 29/8/11, on 5/9/11, the Liberal National Party (LNP) has committed to ensuring the long term survival of the Fraser Island Dingoes, click this link to read the LNP’s commitments: http://www.lnp.org.au/policies/queenslands-precious-wildlife-the-fraser-island-dingo.
Please click this link to view the follow up on Fraser Island Dingoes Driven to Extinction Report: https://wildlifecarersgroup.wordpress.com/2011/09/06/wildlife-carers-group-investigation-and-report-on-the-fraser-island-dingoes-qld-liberal-national-party-takes-action-to-protect-fraser-island-dingoes/?sn=l
Terminating the rangers from their jobs, who are responsible for the inhumane treatment of dingoes on Fraser Island, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSSaknF6Wnw&feature=youtu.be, who are starving them to death, mismanaging them, mistreating them will prevent driving these spectacular native wildlife species to extinction, and help end acts of animal cruelty. Changing the Qld government legislation and constitution, to humanely conserve this species, and their habitat. Erecting GIVE WAY to DINGOES/WILDLIFE Signs. We can see their marine life up and down the Qld coast, however, the only unique sighting that Fraser Island can boast about, and offer to the tourists, is the pure breed native Dingoes, once the last 90 odd Dingoes that are left on the Island are driven to extinction, through arrogance, mismanagement and mistreatment, Fraser Island will have nothing left to offer to the huge tourist trade it currently holds, which will end Fraser Island tourism. This species maintains a healthy well balanced eco system.
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