JAMES PRICE POINT WA DISASTER FOR WHALES

The WA government recently gave the initial go-ahead to Woodside Pty Ltd to develop a massive gas hub at James Price Point. Imagine this.  1500 ships a year servicing the gas hub.  That’s four ships a day, 28 ships a week in a pristine area with very little shipping traffic. This development is nothing short of a nightmare putting at risk the Southern Hemisphere population of Humpback whales along with dugongs, turtles, snubfin and Indo-Pacific Humpback dolphins. Just to get … More…

AUSTRALIANS FOR ANIMALS AND GLADSTONE PORTS CORPORATION MISLEADING POLL

National animal rights group dredges up poll complaint. QUEENSLAND TELEGRAPH.  By John Mikkelsen AN environmental animal rights group has expressed  serious concerns over aspects of the massive Gladstone Harbour dredging program, including a misleading media release claiming most Australians supported the dredging project. Co-ordinator  of Australians for Animals Inc, Sue Arnold, has complained to both the State Environment Minister Andrew Powell and Premier Campbell Newman,  about the misleading media release based on a Newspoll, which was later withdrawn from the … More…

HUMPBACK WHALE DISASTER IN Western Australia

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  News reports that WAgovernment has given consent to Woodside to construct the James Price  Point Gas Hub in the Kimberleys is a disaster. Dr Paul Vogel, Chair of the West Australian Environmental Protection Authority made the decision after all other members of his panel disqualified themselves. Claiming to have imposed strict conditions on the development, Vogel cites the suspension of marine pile-driving impacts and blasting at night during the peak southern migration of Humpback whale pods. This condition can … More…

GREENS AND HUMPBACK WHALES

At the IWC meeting in Panama, the Federal Minister for the Environment voted in support of a quota for a Caribbean nation who will, as a result of his and others’ votes, kill 24 Humpbacks from 2013-2018. St Vincents & The Grenadines has a long history of infractions at the IWC as its ” whalers” hunt the Humpbacks in speedboats, often separating cows and calves in the most cruel manner. Thanks to the US who ” bundled together “genuine Aboriginal … More…

Australians for Animals is Gearing Up!

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Dear Friends, Thanks for your continued interest, actions and support. As a result we’re gearing up even further! Our campaigns are becoming more directed and efficient, our website is being continually improved and like many passionate activist organisations, our Social Media reach is increasing dramatically. AFA aims to highlight those issues that are neglected by the mainstream media and provide you with clear actions you can take to make a difference. Please continue to support our work and respond to … More…

AFA July 2012 Newsletter – Out Now!

Cover preview of july 2012 Australians for Animals Newsletter

Our July 2012 Newsletter can be downloaded here by clicking the link below.

DOWNLOAD JULY 2012 NEWSLETTER (PDF 2.5MB)

Articles include:

  • STOP ANIMAL CRUELTY – A push for more Animal Welfare inspectors on the Far North Coast.
  • Australia Sells Out on Whales at Panama IWC Meeting.
  • St Vincents & the Grenadines. Australia supports Whaling Quota.
  • The Makah Tribe who want to Kill Gray Whales – Australia Supported this Quota.
  • Russian Fedaration Kill Gray Whales – Australia Supported this Quota.
  • Forces of Darkness reign at IWC Meeting.

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