Victorian woman charged with animal cruelty after almost 130 wedge-tailed eagles found dead

Victorian woman charged with animal cruelty after almost 130 wedge-tailed eagles found dead

A Victorian woman is facing almost 300 animal cruelty charges after wildlife officers allegedly found the carcasses of 140 protected native birds, including 128 wedge-tailed eagles, at her property. The office of the conservation regulator said police, wildlife officers, and officials from the agriculture department searched the woman’s property in Violet Town in August after […]

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Calls for man who killed 420 wedge-tailed eagles to face charges under wildlife act

Calls for man who killed 420 wedge-tailed eagles to face charges under wildlife act

Conservation groups have called for a Victorian landowner to face charges under the Wildlife Act, after he admitted to his part in killing 420 wedge-tailed eagles over an 18-month period in the Bairnsdale magistrates court last week. John Auer pleaded guilty to charges brought by the state Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions of misusing […]

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