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
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 meeting agreed that the parties would work together … Continue reading
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.
The Animal Justice Party of Australia condemns the actions of contractors employed by the Forestry Commission of NSW in burying alive up to 150 free-living bare-nosed wombats in the Glenbog State Forest in South-East NSW last week.
Please see our main facebook page link as per below for more information on the protests being held around the country https://www.facebook.com/pages/Animal-Justice-Party/200822766626332
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.
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