Bogong High Plains (most southern part of the Australian Alps)
Current Brumby plan:
Protection Alpine National Park Feral Horse Strategic Action Plan 2018–2021
Inhabited area for:
200 plus years.
Population size 2020:
84 plus (same area carried over 1,000 horses, cattle and sheep to around the end of 1999. All grazing ceased by 1999 and the area destocked, leaving 200 or so Brumbies behind. Parks Victoria started trapping for rehoming but many ended at abattoirs. Current plan is to exterminate all Brumbies.
Critically threatened: ALL Brumbies to be exterminated by 2021; Decreed by Vic government and Parks Victoria.
Trap to rehoming capacity and ground shoot ALL Brumbies not rehomed.
Victorian Brumby Association (VBA)
ABA lobby position:
Retain Barmah Brumby population between 150-200.