14th July 2017
Notice of motion.
Trophy Hunting of Native Animals
- That this House condemns the killing of kangaroos, Australia’s national symbol, in canned hunting game parks such as the Ox Ranch in Texas, United States of America.
- That this House expresses its disgust at the practice of trophy hunting in Australia, where animals are killed solely for the purpose of the hunter’s pleasure in seeing the animal’s corpse being dismembered and the body parts being preserved and put on display.
- That this House notes that animals such as buffalo, wild boar, camels and deer are hunted as trophies in Australia.
Motion was OBJECTED to by the Government.