From dead fish in the Murray-Darling to debates about how to power the country, the fight to win over regional voters could well determine who forms the next Federal Government.
Posted in Agribusiness, Agricultural Policy, Animal Welfare, Australian Feed Postings, Drought, Federal Election, Federal Government, Government and Politics, Law, Crime and Justice, Murray-Darling Basin, Rural
The Australian Border Force says a Vietnamese man was caught trying to bring an endangered fully red Asian arowana into Adelaide Airport.
There are signs asking visitors not to feed the wildlife, but at this popular WA beach where kangaroo selfies are the new social media craze, tourists are not paying any attention.
Those who use the internet or a carriage service to disclose information used to incite trespass will face up to a year in jail.
Posted in Animal Welfare, Animals, Australian Feed Postings, Defence and National Security, Demonstration, Family Law, Government and Politics, Human Interest, Law, Crime and Justice, Laws, National Security, Political Parties, Unrest, Conflict and War
Animal activists formed a human chain around the Melbourne Aquarium, halted traffic at a busy city intersection, and staged a sit in at an abattoir.
Members of the Queensland Liberal National Party believe Environment Minister Melissa Price is dragging her feet in signing off on the mine's groundwater management plan.
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Protestors shut down one of Melbourne's busiest intersections during peak-hour this morning, others broke into abattoirs and farms where they released animals and threatened farmers.
Animal rights activists block one of Melbourne's busiest intersections, chaining themselves to vans and disrupting 11 tram routes during peak hour.
Animal lovers often believe a vegan diet for their pet is a good choice, but they could not be more wrong, writes Rachel Allavena
Advocates have welcomed the growing public awareness of how pet abuse can be wielded as a weapon against people. But according to the authors of a new book, much less attention has been paid to how family violence affects pets themselves.