Don’t scapegoat Brumbies when Humans primarily impact the Alpine ecology

Australian Brumby Alliance Media Release 26-January 2021 The Australian Brumby Alliance (ABA) agrees with Clive Hamilton’s opening words in the Canberra Times highlighting human and climate damage across our land and that if Zoos save the corroboree frog, broad tooth rat, stocky galaxias, alpine skink etc. for re-wilding; they still face a “frog-killing fungus of mysterious origins as one threat” and “climate change heating up its sub-alpine habitat”. Our native species survived alongside wild horse populations for 200 years. But now Brumbies are touted as a key threat. Any wild horse impacts pale into insignificance compared to altered waer regulation… Continue reading

And the Winners are……..

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR Raffle Prize Winners! Winners were randomly drawn via the Raffle Tix website. Thank-you to everyone who purchased a ticket and supported our raffle! FIRST PRIZE – Maria Negyesi SECOND PRIZE – Peter Jenner THIRD PRIZE – Rosie Gehrig-Mills FOURTH PRIZE – Daniel Beecher FIFTH PRIZE – Janine Morffew SIXTH PRIZE – Renee Neubauer SEVENTH PRIZE – Walter Kudrycz EIGHTH PRIZE – Joan Taylor Emails have been sent to all the prize winners. Thank-you to our fabulous Indigenous Artists for their artwork! Liss Cowan Amaroo Dreaming Lil Aud’s Aboriginal Art Aboriginal Art – Lilly Pilly Inspirations Huff Creations… Continue reading

Bluewater community shaken after two brumbies shot dead and surviving foal left to starve

ABC North Qld By Jess Naunton Posted Wednesday 16 December 2020 Locals have been left “shocked” and “heartbroken” by the discovery of two wild horses shot dead and a foal left to starve in a bush suburb of Townsville. The brumbies — a stallion, a mare and her foal — were found in a creek bed within a few hundred metres of homes at Bluewater, about 30 kilometres north-west of the city centre. Both adult horses had multiple gunshot wounds. Continue reading