Animal Welfare

More must be done to improve water quality if Swan River dolphins are to survive climate change

Greens Member for North Metro Hon Alison Xamon MLC has warned the impacts of climate change could be disastrous for the Swan River and its population of dolphins, unless more is done to reduce pollution and improve water quality.

Speaking in Parliament last night, Hon Xamon said the death of six dolphins since April this year reflected the broader vulnerability of the whole Swan-Canning river system.


2651. Hon Alison Xamon to the minister representing the Minister for Racing and Gaming:

(1)  I refer to the requirement to obtain a breeding license for greyhounds with Racing and Wagering WA before any breeding activities take place, and I ask:

(a)  after a license is obtained are breeders required to undertake continuing education as a condition of their license; and

(b)  if no to (1)(a):

(i)  why not; and


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