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Sunday, April 14, 2013

Hunting in Brindabella National Park


Probably timely to remind Canberran's who use Brindabella National Park that extra vigilance is now required before planning any excursions, particularly those over 2 days in duration. It also interests me that the reality of this political decision is finally hitting home to people...

Fears for public safety over short-notice hunting

http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/fears-for-public-safety-over-shortnotice-hunting-20130413-2hs8j.html

Seasoned shooter joins opposition to hunting in state national parks

(Interestingly this shooter was recently charged with illegal hunting and discovered having gut shot a goat... it is also worth mentioning he is also a member of the Game Council, the body charged with overseeing the National Park hunts.)

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/seasoned-shooter-joins-opposition-to-hunting-in-state-national-parks-20130411-2hokl.html#ixzz2QQHMMGuS

National Park users worried about being shot by stray bullets from hunters

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/travel/news/concern-grows-for-gun-toting-citizens-in-national-parks/story-e6frezi0-1226617382179

My thoughts for what they are worth...


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