How did we come to this?
AMONG THE HIDDEN histories of total land takeover and dispossession that followed colonial settlement of Australia, is the story of what really happened to Australia’s wildlife and how citizen champions battled for the voiceless. That history and those stories show how Australia came to officially promote country-wide kangaroo slaughter and an international trade in body parts — echoing what happened to the koala a century ago.
Read it in Injustice, Hidden in plain sight …
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FEATURE IMAGE: Outback ethos. Photo by herpetologist and defender of Australian nature, Eric Worrell, 1960s. AWPC used the photo in a newsletter commenting that the only change was that hunters no longer brought cameras.