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 a matter of real safety concern for local police.
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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.
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ANIMAL JUSTICE PARTY HIGHLIGHT THE PLIGHT OF CAGED CHICKENS IN RUSH HOUR STUNT
The Animal Justice Party last week took part in a stunt on a packed Sydney commuter train to call attention to the living conditions of battery-caged hens. Supporters packed a rush hour train to Bondi Junction to demonstrate the cramped conditions that caged chickens across Australia face on a daily basis.