Keely Boom


Shooting our wildlife: An analysis of the law and policy governing the killing of kangaroos

Although we kill around 3 million kangaroos annually, the current widespread commercial and non-commercial killing of kangaroos has yet to be proven necessary according to this report. Over the last decade in Australia, the Federal and State governments have approved an annual commercial kill of...

Advocating kangaroo meat: towards ecological benefit or plunder?

With the advantage of hindsight we examine the four key assumptions and confront them with published scientific evidence to assess their bearing on the sustainability of kangaroo harvesting in Australia. Australian consumers increasingly believe that eating kangaroo meat encourages destocking in the rangelands in favour...