LNP Shadow Minister for Agriculture Tony Perrett on reports of wild dog attacks

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"Reports that Queenslanders are having to arm themselves for protection from these wild dogs is disgraceful.

"We know wild dogs have impacted livestock and farmers for years, but it's concerning that people now have to batten down the hatches to protect themselves from these dangerous animals.

"Local councils have said they are struggling to manage pests and weeds.

"It's time for the Palaszczuk Labor Government to get serious about funding programs that cull and manage pests like wild dogs.

"As a grazier, I personally have had to deal with the increase in wild dogs on my property due to the continued mismanagement of pests on state-controlled land.

"It's time for Agriculture Minister Mark Furner to properly fund and work with our local councils and landholders to manage wild dogs."

*Wild dogs out of control southeast Queensland: https://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/wild-dogs-out-of-control-in-southeast-queensland/news-story/372a4e49ccefb9320af6f28ecb04b657

 
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