Brumby Rehomer Survey

The Australian Brumby Alliance has designed this SURVEY to increase Park managers awareness of challenges facing rehomers on a daily basis. ANY group or individual rehomer can complete the survey, if they are interested to take brumbies from Parks Victoria.  We now invite any:   Victorian based group or individual Rehomers, or   Interstate Rehomers who would take Brumbies under a Parks Victoria EOI to,   to complete the survey (ABA web link) and email to pickjill@hotmail.com     Any questions please ring Jill Pickering on 0400-558-772 or email Jill on pickjill@hotmail.com   Thanks for your time – ABA  Continue reading

Draft Alpine National Park Feral Horse Action Plan 2021

ABA encourages you to put your views to Parks Victoria on their 2021 draft action plan for managing Brumbies in the Alpine National Park. Below are: How you can read the plan and access the feedback forms Links to information on ABA’s position on the issues in the draft plan; Parks Victoria’s draft plan and feedback forms Parks Victoria are updating their action plan for feral horse management in the Alpine National Park. You can review the draft action plan and provide feedback. The (Draft) Feral Horse Action Plan 2021 includes updated approaches for managing feral horses in the alpine… Continue reading

18 May Parks Vic will commence shooting – WHAT YOU CAN DO

18th May 2020 Parks Victoria will begin shooting Victorian Alpine Brumbies at night, using infra red  sights and silencers.  We have been inundated with your questions of what you can do to help. PLEASE sign the petitions below: VICTORIAN Brumbies: CHANGE Petition – LINK – Can we get to 25,000 Australia Wide? Open to all Australians within Victoria or another state https://www.change.org/p/the-heritage-and-cultural-value-of-victorian-brumbies PARLIAMENT Petition (Andy Meddick to present when over 10,000 – LINK; Only open for Victorian residents as it targets the Victorian Government https://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/council/petitions/electronic-petitions/view-e-petitions/details/12/147?fbclid=IwAR321LUJjAIvMQjs_BiGF4i4qf88DlMYR3iSJuEHkYBk29Q8cXBj4cXXPss – nearly halfway – Need 10,000 URGENT by 29th May 2020 (see below to find… Continue reading

Parks Victoria Feral Horse Rehoming Program – Expression Of Interest

Parks Victoria have called fro an Expression Of Interest (EOI) for indiviuals or groups who wish to rehome Brumbies.   Applications close on MONDAY 11 NOVEMBER. We asked PV to put their EOI’s in a prominent position on their website – BUT PV have not replied so we now place the PV EOI to rehome Victorian Alpine Brumbies where possible on the ABA website www.australianbrumbyalliance.org.au to assist your response.  Links to the cover letter and the application form (in docx and pdf format) are below: PV Letter re Rehoming EOI PV Application for Rehoming EOI 30.10.19  (docx) PV Rehoming EOI Application… Continue reading

Stop Press ! Urgent Petition to Oppose Live Export of Horses and Donkeys

You may have heard that there are moves in the federal government to open up a market in the live export of ponies, horses and donkeys for slaughter overseas. Under questioning in Senate Estimates from Senator Derryn Hinch, Departmental officials confirmed that a number of enquiries had been made about exporting horses and donkeys “in large numbers for slaughter”. Various groups, including Canberra’s rspca and the Australian Equine Unification Scheme groups have worked to raise awareness about this – but until Senate Estimates there was nothing recorded in the public domain to share. With Darren Hinch, raising this issue in the… Continue reading