ABA Media Release – Correction to Reclaim Kosci Statements 22-May-20

Read on or download/View the full Media Release:  ABA Media Release – Reclaim Kosci Correction On 8th May 2020 the Federal Court rejected Australian Brumby Alliance (ABA) vs Parks Victoria Court case to prevent Parks Victoria exterminating the entire Bogong High Plains Brumby heritage population or significantly reduce East VicAlp Brumby numbers. Justice O’Bryan concluded “having regard to the foregoing factors, on balance I do not consider that the proposed Action is likely to have a significant impact on this National Heritage value. While there will be some impact …… the retention of a significant population of brumbies in the… Continue reading

From fire to bloodbath – Reclaim Kosci desire to prolong KNP’s suffering

ABA Media release: Monday 20-January-2020 From fire to bloodbath – Reclaim Kosci desire to prolong KNP’s suffering The Australian Brumby Alliance (ABA) is very disappointed to see the further depths the Invasive Species Council’s (ISC) Reclaim Kosci has sunk to in its kill Brumbies crusade with renewed calls for NSW government to take action to protect Kosciuszko National Park from post fires feral horse grazing with an effective, humane and science-based management plan. Reclaim Kosci’s action is odd and in contempt given that Kosciuszko National Park Wild Horse Heritage Act 2018 Scientific and Community Advisory panels are already developing an… Continue reading

ABA Letter to NSW Government regarding repeal of the

The Kosciuszko National Park Wild Horse Heritage Act 2018 is being challenged in NSW Parliament on 22 August 2019. Penny Sharpe, Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council has introduced a Private Member Bill to repeal the Act.   ABA has formally written to several members of the NSW Parliament supporting the Brumby Act as it stands. To view or download ABA’s letter to Penny Sharpe: ABA letter to Penny Sharpe MLC   Continue reading

ABA Autumn Newsletter OUT NOW!

The Autumn 2019 edition of the ABA newsletter Brumby Bridges is now available. Inside this Issue….. President’s Chat Further to John Barilaro’s statements ABA Brumby Research Project New Membership Category Facebook Page Member News Films – The Mustang and Equus Gonacon update KNP annual visitor numbers Editor’s Tail To view or download click:  Brumby Bridges Autumn 2019 Continue reading

Brumby ‘backflip’ denied by NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro

ABA is pleased that John Barilaro has clarified his wording at a recent Jindabyne meeting on Kosciusko Wild Horse management under the new Heritage Act. Hopefully his words on a new population count, then reduce to 3-4,000 will show the public that the Heritage Act is a genuine attempt to find the right balance and have both sides working together. By allowing smaller populations to remain in selected areas of the park (not everywhere!) and humanely manage through passive trapping, fertility control, etc, we would hope that some compromise between pro and anti groups can be established. The Reclaim Kosi… Continue reading