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Brumby law ‘turns Australia into global laughing stock’
Environment groups condemn legislation protecting feral horses in national park
- Lisa Cox
- The Guardian
Australia has become a “global laughing stock” after the New South Walesparliament passed legislation to protect the heritage of feral horses in the Kosciuszko national park, environment groups say.
The Berejiklian government, with support from the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers party and the Christian Democrats, passed the Kosciuszko wild horse heritage bill 2018 through the NSW Legislative Council late on Wednesday.
On Thursday, Dave Watson, a…