Five distinguished Australians appointed to Australian Heritage Council

The Australian Government today announced the appointment of five eminent Australians to its premier advisory body on heritage – the Australian Heritage Council. The new appointees come from a broad cross section of Australian society including the arts, academia, cultural heritage management and politics. I am delighted to announce the appointment to the Australian Heritage…

Australia takes major step to protect Africa’s lions with ban on canned hunting trophies

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH MR JASON WOOD MP, FEDERAL MEMBER FOR LA TROBE The Australian Government is taking action to protect African lions from the barbaric practice of canned hunting by banning the import and export of trophies made from these magnificent animals. The significant announcement was made tonight at the ‘Global march for lions’…