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Animal Definition

The Animal Justice Party (AJP) recognises the complexity and extent of the non-human animal world, and values and respects all animal forms. Humans are animals too, but the focus here is on...

Animal Policy (Wild)

1080

The Animal Justice Party (AJP) will never support lethal population control measures for any animal. But 1080 poison especially should be banned immediately. It is not just deadly and uncontrollable, it also kills slowly...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Bats And Flying Foxes

The AJP values flying foxes and bats for their intrinsic worth and believes we should provide and maintain their basic needs, instead of seeing them as ‘pests’. Key Objectives To address misinformation focusing...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Brumbies

A brumby is a wild horse. When Europeans first came to Australia they brought with them a variety of animals including horses. There have been wild populations in many parts of Australia...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Dingoes

The AJP sees dingoes as a valuable part of the eco-system; being a native apex predator. The economic impact of dingoes on meat producers has driven their persecution since white arrival. The...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Duck Shooting

The Animal Justice Party (AJP) is opposed to shooting flying birds with shotguns, regardless of the purpose. Key Objectives That recreational duck and quail shooting be immediately banned. That an enquiry be established...

Animal Policy (Captive) | Animal Policy (Wild)

Fur

The Animal Justice Party opposes the production and use of animal fur. This includes both the import into and export from Australia of fur from purpose-built fur farms, as a by-product of...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Introduced Animals

The Animal Justice Party (AJP) objects to the use of vilifying imagery and language (‘feral’, ‘noxious’, ‘vermin’, ‘invasive’ and ‘pest’) that is used to develop a lack of empathy for introduced animals...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Invertebrates

The Animal Justice Party (AJP) values and respects invertebrates as important members of the animal world and for their importance to biodiversity and ecosystem function. The AJP calls for more education to increase public awareness...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Kangaroos

Legislation that protects kangaroos, wallabies and other macropods is urgently required. We must work to counter the misinformation from those with commercial interests so that kangaroos are valued for their intrinsic worth....

Animal Policy (Wild)

Koalas

Koalas must not be judged on the basis of their impact on development or tourism. Their habitat must be protected, particularly given their current vulnerable status in Queensland, NSW and ACT. They...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Marine Animals

Many marine animals, including fish, feel joy, suffering and pain just as land animals do. The Animal Justice Party believes their current treatment is inconsistent with these basic scientific facts and must...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Mouse Populations

The Animal Justice Party (AJP) is opposed to reactionary approaches to high numbers of house mice (Mus musculus), and believes that proactive strategies are more humane and effective. More must be done...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Native Birds

The AJP wants to increase biodiversity and to promote practices that enable a flourishing native bird population, coexisting with humans throughout Australia. The AJP recognises the importance that biodiversity plays for birdlife...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Platypus

The indirect threats to platypus are dealt with in the Animal Justice Party (AJP) policies on diet and population. In particular, our food policies allow us to halt and reverse our appropriation of wildlife...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Sharks

Sharks are an essential part of ocean eco-systems and the AJP advocates complete protection for them; from both culling and harvesting. We also call for a ban on the importation of all...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Urban Animals

The Animal Justice Party recognises the inherent value of liminal animals and their right to continue living in our towns and cities. We reject violence as a form of population control and...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Wet Markets

The Animal Justice Party (AJP) is opposed to wet markets that sell and slaughter live animals. Wet markets are cruel and contribute to wildlife exploitation and the spread of zoonotic diseases. The...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Wildlife Care

The Animal Justice Party believes that if wildlife is killed, injured, sick, orphaned or displaced as a result of direct or indirect human activities, we have a duty to rectify the harm caused, by...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Wildlife Protection

The Animal Justice Party recognises wild animals as individuals with unique needs, and believes that humanity has a duty to allow them to live their lives unimpeded and unharmed by human actions to the...

Animal Policy (Wild)

Wombats

The AJP recognises that wombats and their rights to protection, quality of life and habitat preservation are the responsibility of all Australians. We have a unique role in caring for this iconic...