FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-Date 28/01/2016
ANIMAL JUSTICE PARTY – The Hon. Mark Pearson, MLC
Animal Justice Party MP condemns illegal hunting and calls for more funding for Rural Crime Investigators
The Hon. Mark Pearson, MLC has previously warned that the number one concern for farmers is illegal hunting trespass, with research backing his claim: www.abc.net.au/news/2015-08-10/rural-crime-increase/6684612
“Since being elected to the NSW upper house last year, my office has received a steady stream of calls from distressed and angry landholders about illegal hunting on their properties.”
On 6 December, the Animal Justice Party held its Official NSW Office Opening. Many regular volunteers and long term supporters attended to celebrate the occasion. We expect other AJP offices to open during 2016.
The Sydney office is conveniently located close to Town Hall Railway Station in the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts. The SMSA was established in 1833 and contains Australia’s longest running library. The AJP is located on the lower ground floor. There is good disabled access to the office.
The office was designed, fitted out … Continue reading
Rosie the lucky wombat, who is being rehabilitated by President Steve Garlick and his wonderful wife Rosemary
We would like to thank every Animal Justice Party member and supporter for helping to make 2015 such a successful year for the animals. Together we not only witnessed, but made history, with Australia being only the second country in the world to elect an animal representative to Parliament.
After 100 days as PM, Mr Turnbull has shown that animal abuse by his self-labelled Government of the 21st Century is set to continue at record levels. After 100 days this is what we have seen Mr Turnbull achieve for animals:
- Held negotiations with the Indonesian Government to dramatically increase the live trade in cattle to that country despite all the evidence of ongoing extreme cruelty in this industry
- Provided financial support to increase export marketing by the hideous commercial kangaroo killing industry, thereby strengthening our claim … Continue reading