Preference Arrangements when you Vote 1 AJP in the Victorian State Election

All political parties have now lodged their Group Voting Tickets (preferences) for the upcoming Victorian state election.   The Animal Justice Party is running in all eight upper house regions, along with nine lower house seats, so both upper and lower house preferences are relevant.

If you vote ‘above the line’ with a ‘1’ in the AJP box for the upper house, your vote will follow our Group Voting Ticket. If you wish to, you can vote below the line, and put as few as 5 numbers (1 to 5), … Continue reading

AJP attends International forum of Animal Politics Parties

Animal Justice Party president Professor Steve Garlick and party secretary Mark Pearson recently attended an international forum of animal political parties from ten nations in Belgrade. The countries with animal parties attending the meeting were Netherlands, UK, Spain, Portugal, France, Sweden, Cyprus, Germany, Australia and Turkey. Two of the countries, Germany and Netherlands, have representatives in the European Parliament and the Dutch Party for the Animals has several representatives in their national parliament.

The meeting agreed that the parties would work together … Continue reading

NSW National Parks and Wildlife risks human safety in Bathurst

The Animal Justice Party (AJP) calls on the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and its minister to have responsible regard for human safety in its at times cavalier approach to having kangaroos killed in peri-urban and semi-rural areas.

This follows the Dubbo office of NPWS giving commercial kangaroo killing licences for very small acreages in the White Rocks Road area of Bathurst despite opposing advice from the local Bathurst office of NPWS and local science. The firearms ballistics questions inherent in such irresponsible action should be … Continue reading

AJP stages stunt at Central station to draw attention to battery hens

Thought your train trip home was crowded? Think again.

Commuters at Central Station are being herded in by a flock of fluffy chickens this afternoon, the yellow-breasted activists filling the station to draw attention to the plight of caged battery hens in Australia.696540-chickens

Organised by the Animal Justice Party, the stunt encourages commuters to cuddle up to a chicken and “take a pic with a chick”, then share it across Facebook and Twitter.

Organiser … Continue reading