High Country

There was movement at the station for the word had got around that the Feds might have finally gotten something right for a change.

Actually, they're not. Pic: mcav.com.au

Late yesterday, news filtered through that Tony Burke, Minister for Sustainability, Environment and a bunch of other stuff, had put the kybosh on Victorian premier Ted Baillieu’s absurd, cynical and dangerous plan to reintroduce grazing to the High Country. Good.

Minister Burke rejected a proposal by the Victorian government to allow cattle into the Alpine National Park for five months a year, arguing it was in breach of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act. He’s right, too. Parks Victoria is just one reputable body which has produced scientific evidence showing that grazing is detrimental to the High Country.

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  • sam says:

    12:54pm | 02/03/12

    spot on, those same whingers are the ones calling any other group un-Australian for trying to change laws Read more »

  • Mattb says:

    07:14pm | 01/02/12

    That’s it Charles, don’t bring your own scientific evidence in to refute the scientific evidence that has been presented, just attack the credibility of the scientists that provided it by saying “as persons that should be held up as paragons of wisdom, they ain’t. Well done. All of us should… Read more »


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