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Animal News

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:02:30 +1000 | Jess Davis
Animal Welfare, Livestock, Veterinary Medicine, Rural, Health

Victorian poultry farmers are dealing with the worst outbreak of avian influenza the state has ever seen, with concerns raised about the rapid rise of free-range farming.

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 09:01:51 +1000 | David Chen
Prisons and Punishment, Animal Welfare, Animals

The use of dogs in prisons could help reduce the recidivism rates of prisoners according to new research.

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 08:43:06 +1000
Government and Politics, State Parliament, States and Territories, Drug Use, Cannabis, Conservation, National Parks, Animals, Animal Welfare, Mining Industry, Mining (Rural), Mining Environmental Issues, Indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)
Host: Julia Baird Panel: Craig Chung, Amy Remeikis, Austin Evans, Inala Cooper. Guests: Alex Wodak, Belinda Luscombe
Wed, 09 Sep 2020 18:11:40 +1000 | Daniel Miles
Law, Crime and Justice, Courts and Trials, Horse Racing, Animals, Animal Welfare, Police

Victoria Police has denied withholding evidence which Darren Weir's lawyers say could exonerate the Melbourne Cup-winning trainer of animal abuse charges.

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 11:08:05 +1000
Animals, Human Interest, Animal Welfare

A single, lonely and malnourished elephant who became a cause celebre for animal rights activists around the world will finally leave his Pakistani zoo for a better life in Cambodia.

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 13:15:31 +1000
Fires, Bushfire, Animal Behaviour, Animal Welfare
Seven months after the Two Thumbs Wildlife Trust sanctuary at Peak View was destroyed in the summer's tragic bushfires, koalas that were found struggling to survive in the charred forest are now ready to be released back into the wild.
Sat, 05 Sep 2020 13:15:31 +1000 | Vanessa Milton And Daniel Doody
Bushfire, Academic Research, Research Projects, Animal Behaviour, Animal Welfare, Animals

Koalas found on the verge of starvation are now thriving and ready to be released at the site of one of the summer bushfires' saddest tragedies.

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 09:09:29 +1000
Animal Welfare
In 1970, Marineland on the Gold Coast showcased 'Ramu', the first captive killer whale in Australia. While it was considered a major economic boom for the city at the time, Ramu had consistent health problems and would die just two months later.
Sat, 05 Sep 2020 09:09:29 +1000 | Dominic Cansdale
Tourism, Travel and Tourism, Arts and Entertainment, Business, Economics and Finance, Animal Welfare

As the Gold Coast's famous theme parks reopen amid a pandemic, can the industry learn from high-profile mistakes to survive and thrive in a post-2020 world?