Tassie foxes...A Politician's Response

To: "Bill Moorhead" <>, "Birding Aus" <>
Subject: Tassie foxes...A Politician's Response
From: "Robert Read" <>
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 22:47:54 +0930

The Tasmanian Government is indeed taking the issue seriously.  As far as I
can see the Dr Kemp (Federal Minister for Environment), and Environment
Australia are not.  Some of the major environmental organisations are also
showing a remarkable lack of interest.

There is a need to keep prodding the Feds to give the Tasmanians more

Robert Read
Alice Springs

Bill Moorhead wrote

> Hi all,
> This was the answer I got from the relevant
> minister in Tasmania re:Foxes .
> They "seem" to be taking it seriously.
> We'll have to keep on it I suspect.
> Having spent a month and a couple of
> other trips in Tassie, I can tell anyone
> interested that the mammals are fantastic
> especially both quolls and Eastern Barred
> Bandicoots.
> Cheers,
> Bill
> PS Blue-winged Kookaburras are at
> Innes Park, Bundaberg again.

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