Tags: Wombats, Native Wildlife, Sarcoptic Mange
The wombat deaths in Kelso in Northern Tasmania, as a result of an intentionally-lit gorse fire, are a tragic loss for the local wildlife population.
Andrea Dawkins | Media Release | 20 Nov 2017
The severe outbreak of wombat mange in 2010 has led to a likely extinction of the wombat population in Narawntapu National Park.
Andrea Dawkins | Media Release | 7 Oct 2017
A ban on crop protection permits being issued for wombats is the only way to prevent localised extinction and ensure survival of the species.
Andrea Dawkins | Media Release | 15 Jun 2017
The government's announcement of $100,000 is a positive step, but much more needs to be done to save the wombat population from the spread of sarcoptic mange.
Andrea Dawkins | Media Release | 13 Mar 2017
Minister Courtney has revealed the Liberals’ plans to extend licences to shoot native wildlife, including wombats suffering from sarcoptic mange.
Cassy O'Connor MP | Media Release | 22 Aug 2018
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