In the spotlight - the welfare of introduced wild animals in Australia

Thiriet, Dominique (2007) In the spotlight - the welfare of introduced wild animals in Australia. Environmental and Planning Law Journal, 24 (6). pp. 417-426.

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Abstract

This article examines the current policy and legislative framework which regulates the welfare of introduced animals in various Australian jurisdictions. It considers how inadequate legislation, unenforceable codes of practice and negative community attitudes contribute to legalised acts of cruelty against unpopular animals. Building on nascent community and government concerns, the author proposes reform to achieve a more humane and effective system.

Item ID: 2659
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: animal welfare; environmental law
ISSN: 0813-300X
Date Deposited: 07 May 2009 05:38
FoR Codes: 18 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 1801 Law > 180111 Environmental and Natural Resources Law @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9699 Other Environment > 969999 Environment not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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