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  • Committee considers vets’ role in caring for cats

    The role of Australia’s vets in working with cat owners and communities will be the focus of a public hearing on Wednesday, as the House of Representatives Environment and Energy Committee continues public hearings for its inquiry into the problem of feral and domestic cats in Australia.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 21 October 2020


  • Cats inquiry pounces on more evidence

    Perspectives from local governments will be heard on Friday, along with bodies representing conservation, natural resource management and farming, as the House of Representatives Environment and Energy Committee conducts another public hearing for its inquiry into the problem of feral and domestic cats in Australia.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 24 September 2020


  • Committee seeks to avoid cat-astrophe

    Australia’s pesticides regulator, the Tasmanian and NSW Governments, bodies representing animal management and animal welfare along with environmental researchers, will appear at Wednesday’s fourth public hearing for the House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy’s inquiry into the problem of feral and domestic cats in Australia.

    Media release issue date: Tuesday, 8 September 2020


  • Committee scales the fence to consider protection of native wildlife from feral cats

    Conservation fencing used to protect native Australian wildlife from predation by feral cats is a focus of Wednesday’s third public hearing for the House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy inquiry into the problem of feral and domestic cats in Australia.

    Media release issue date: Tuesday, 1 September 2020


  • Committee to roam into the problem of feral cats

    The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy is holding the opening public hearings this week for its inquiry into the problem of feral and domestic cats in Australia.

    Media release issue date: Tuesday, 25 August 2020


  • Committee sinks claws into the problem of feral and domestic cats in Australia

    The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy has today commenced a new inquiry into the problem of feral and domestic cats in Australia.

    Media release issue date: Tuesday, 23 June 2020





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