Guy Fawkes River National Park
National Parks & Wildlife Services (NPWS) https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/
Current Brumby plan:
Trapping & rehoming. NPWS Horse Reference Committee established after the aerial slaughter of horses in 2000 meet yearly with stakeholders & land owners to oversee and plan future management.
Inhabited area for:
150 years. Horses drafted for the remount trade in both WW1 and WW1
Population size 2020:
Varies according to seasonal changes, last aerial count approx. 1800 horses
Plans are underway to recommence passive trapping and rehoming, delays due to COVID in 2020
Currently passive trapping
ABA lobby position:
Populations needs to be managed to sustainable levels by passive trapping and fertility control.