September Newsletter OUT NOW!

The September issue of Brumby Bridges is now available for viewing or downloading.   Inside this issue: More Kosi Brumbies at the Sale Yard Brumby Week in Central Australia The Ngarigo, Djiringanj and the Brumby 2017 International Compassionate Conservation Conference   View/Download 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

Students honour Indigenous soldiers riding Brumbies to Alice Springs

On April 24, in Alice Springs a group of 36 students from a remote Central Australian Community finished their 127 kilometre ride through the desert on wild brumbies to honour Indigenous soldiers…. ….The trip is part of a community driven program, Stronger Communities for Children, which is designed to boost attendance at school. ….The Ntaria School students helped break in and train the wild Hermannsburg brumbies before the ride, many of them hope to continue their work with horses. Read the full story from the NITV Website ! Continue reading

September 2016 ABA Newsletter OUT NOW!

The September edition of Brumby Bridges is now available for viewing or download a the link below: Brumby Bridges Sep 2016 INSIDE THIS ISSUE….. 2…..President’s Chat 3…..Managing Viable Snowy Brumbies 4…..NSW Alpine Resorts Environmental Report 5…..Subscribe to ABA 6…..Member News 8…..Hoof Prints 9…..Editor’s Tail Continue reading

The Burra Charter

The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) is a non-governmental professional organisation formed in 1965, with headquarters in Paris. The The Burra Charter was first adopted in 1979, at the historic South Australian mining town of Burra and, following revisions, was adopted by Australia ICOMOS in 2013. The Burra Charter provides guidance for the conservation and management of places of cultural significance (cultural heritage places), and is based on the knowledge and experience of Australia ICOMOS members. Conservation is an integral part of the management of places of cultural significance and is an ongoing responsibility. The Burra Charter can… Continue reading