The Annual General Meeting of the Animal Justice Party will be held in Sydney on Sunday 15 February 2015. The meeting will be held at the Customs House Library, 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay in Sydney. (http://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/explore/libraries/branches/customs-house-library) The meeting will open at 11.00am with a formal start at 11.30am and is restricted to current financial members of the Party.
The meeting will hear reports from the current national management committee concerning the Party’s progress and achievements in 2014, its goals for 2015 and will confirm the election … Continue reading
Gypsy Wulf’s book Turning Points in Compassion is now available at bookstores. The book is a compilation of interviews and contributions from passionate animal people from around the world including a number of AJP members. Visit the website
While its still too early to conclude final results, its clear from what we know now that the Animal Justice Party has done remarkably well in its very first Victorian election.
Our vote in the upper house has more than doubled in the 15 months since the Federal Senate election in Victoria giving us either eighth or ninth ranking in vote numbers. Given the closeness in votes to other small parties there is a real prospect, given our trend, of jumping to fifth by the time of the … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
At its first attempt, the AJP is standing 25 endorsed candidates for the Victorian State Election being held on 29 November. Details about each candidate can be seen in the Candidates section of the website. For the Upper House there will be 16 AJP candidates standing with another nine candidates standing in a range of Lower House seats in the Melbourne Metropolitan area.
Come and find out more about the AJP and its plans for the NSW election in March at our meeting at 2 pm Sat 29/11 in the theatrette of Penrith Library
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 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
Sean the koala has hit the headlines worldwide today after he was reported to Wildlife Victoria’s Emergency Response Service last night.
Wildlife carers say there are an increasing number of bow and arrow attacks on native animals, prompting calls for the weapons to be prohibited.