ABA writes to Parks Vic Board re planned shooting of Barmah Brumbies

25-May-2021 To: Mr. Jeff Floyd (Chair), the Board of Parks VictoriaVia: molly.grossi@parks.vic.gov.auandinfo@parks.vic.gov.auCC: Mathew Jackson, CEOof Parks VictoriaVia: molly.grossi@parks.vic.gov.auandinfo@parks.vic.gov.auCc:John Bradley, Secretary of DELWPcustomer.service@delwp.vic.gov.auCC:Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio, environment Minister, lily.dambrosio@parliament.vic.gov.au Dear Mr. Jeff Floyd, The Australian Brumby Alliance (ABA) is extremely concerned to hear that the planned rehoming of 100-120 Brumby “removals” from Barmah National Park in this financial year will not go ahead. Instead, with rehomers already waiting to collectand offer the highly valued 100-120 sentient, heritage Barmah Brumbies the chance of a new life, we hear that they are to be shot. This unjustifiable loss of life is unacceptable, not only… Continue reading

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

Vic Legislative Council passes motion to cease shooting Brumbies in National Parks

From Bill Tiley MP (3 June 2020) THE AYES HAVE IT … Late today the Legislative Council in the Parliament of Victoria moved and passed a motion to cease the Labor Government and Parks Victoria’s policy of shooting Brumbies in our National Parks. It is a significant step for all of us who have fought to save these iconic high-country horses. This vote in effect says and sends a very clear message to both the Labor Government and Parks Victoria to get back to the table and engage and consult with Victorians. To engage and consult with the organisations who… Continue reading