ABA Autumn Newsletter OUT NOW!

In this issue: President’s Chat ABA Member Group News ABA Response to Parks Victoria Draft Horse Management Plan 2021 ABA Raffle 2021: Donna Crebbin Artworks Vic Parliamentary Environmental Inquiry Upcoming Rallys for Vic Brumbies Brumby Book The Autumn Edition of Brumby Bridges is now available for your reading pleasure – and there is lots to tell you ! 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

Fate of Vic Alpine Brumbies decided this Friday

NO decision yet – This is a “heads up” that His Honour (Justice O’Bryan) will deliver judgment on the (ABA vs ParksVic) Friday 8 May 2020. We have just days to go to see if Victorian Alpine heritage Brumbies will be exterminated, or if we win, that Parks Vic have to applied for permission to the Hon. Minister Ley (Federal Environment minister) to approve or deny Parks Victoria ‘s action under the EPBC Act. Action – If you have not already, sign both petitions below to demonstrate the need to preserve sustainable Brumby populations surviving in the wild. Jill Pickering,… Continue reading

Rally for the Alpine Brumbies WED 7 FEB 2018

Despite Brumby groups offering to assist in a fertility control program, the Victorian Govt is determined to rid the Bogong High Plains area of the Australian Alps of a small population of wild horses. The Victorian Brumby Association is organising a rally in Melbourne on Wed Feb 7. If you are in Melbourne and wish to join the march, below are the details. 10 am Wednesday 7 Feb Fitzroy Gardens Melbourne Victoria Rally meet point is the Albert St end of the Fitzroy gardens. March starts promptly at 10.30am, please be there at 10am to organise groups and banners. Bring… Continue reading

Vic Government releases Draft Wild Horse Management Plan

In the draft Alpine National Park – Alpine National Park – Feral Horse Strategic Action Plan which was released the last working day prior to Christmas, Parks Victoria are to cull every Brumby from Bogong High Plains and halve the number in the Alps main area over the next few years. The draft plan release was also covered by The Weekend Australian. ABA has prepared a Position Paper and How to Help document Colleen O’Brien (Victorian Brumby Association) has set up a FAQ page and ways to provide feedback to the short time frame to 2 Feb 2018 16 Feb… Continue reading