New South Wales Breaches Federal and State Legislation

The New South Wales (NSW) commercial harvest of kangaroos breaches the federal EPBC Act and state Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016. In February 2020, independent chairperson of the Kangaroo Management Taskforce Geoff Wise stated in The Land that an estimated six million kangaroos died between 2016 and 2018 in NSW through drought and disease. Numerous scientific studies came to the same […]

Kangaroos DO NOT Damage Crops and Fences

In Australia, kangaroos are considered pests by many farmers and graziers. They claim that kangaroos compete with their livestock and cause damage to crops, fences and equipment. Some farmers would like to see kangaroos erased from the landscape. This story is not a new one. Farmers hunted the Thylacine, commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger, to extinction. In the early […]

Unhygienic Kangaroo Meat

Kangaroo meat is sold as a healthy red meat. Videos and photos depict clean, modern, refrigerated plants where the carcasses are processed for sale. What isn’t advertised is the inhumane way kangaroos are slaughtered, nor the unhygienic conditions in which kangaroos are hunted, gutted and transported. The public is being fed false and misleading information so that an industry can […]

Inhumane Killing of Kangaroos

The Australian Government and the kangaroo industry would like you to believe that the practice of killing kangaroos is humane and beneficial, even to kangaroos. Let’s see for ourselves. The following instructions on how to euthanise young kangaroos is taken from the National Code of Practice for the Shooting of Kangaroos and Wallabies for Commercial Purposes produced by the Australian […]

Big Numbers is a Big Lie

A search of the internet brings forth the often quoted number of 50 million kangaroos in Australia, two kangaroos per person. This figure came from the Federal Government in 2016. The page is If you clicked on the above link, you discovered that the page was no longer available. The content has been removed, which means that the source […]