Fowl play: duck hunting struggles to stay afloat in Victoria

Fowl play: duck hunting struggles to stay afloat in Victoria

Duck hunting has been practised as a recreational sport in Australia since colonisation. In Victoria alone, an average of 400,000 birds are killed during hunting season. South Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory are also yet to ban the practice. But recent changes in Victoria, including a cut to the season’s length, have made the hunt less accessible for shooters, and with growing community dissent the hunt could soon come to an end

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