Keep Queensland's Ban on Killing Flying-foxes
There are compelling reasons to maintain the current ban on killing flying-foxes. Electrocution and shooting are inhumane and environmentally damaging, and have limited effectiveness. Click on the links to learn why the ban should stay.
NGO Statement (read full statement here)
Animal welfare and conservation organisations strongly oppose any return to shooting or electrocution of flying-foxes. More than 40 NGOs have endorsed a statement calling on political parties to permit only humane methods of crop protection and to focus on protecting flying-foxes against multple threats.
Welfare (details here)
Conservation (details here)
Crop Protection (details here)