Support Australia's ivory & rhino horn ban today!

The illegal wildlife trade is a multi-billion dollar business and the fourth most lucrative transnational crime after drugs, weapons and human traffic. This is a global problem that requires bold action. Each year, at least 20,000 African elephants are illegally killed for their ivory and more than 7,000 rhinos have been killed in the past decade. Poachers and militias also routinely kill the rangers protecting these animals. It’s time for the international community to close the remaining legal loopholes that help facilitate the illegal trade.

Australia

1.) Join together with NGO For the Love of Wildlife to send a letter to Australia’s Prime Minister to end the ivory and rhino horn trade.

FLOW also encourages concerned individuals to call the Prime Minister’s office on (02) 9327 3988 (International callers +61 2 9327 3988) and Minister for Energy and Environment, Josh Frydenberg at either his electoral office on (03) 9882 3677 (International +61 3 9882 3677) or Ministerial office (02) 6277 7920 (International +61 2 6277 7920).

2.) Request a new e-petition with the Parliament of Australia.

3.) If you are Australian, write or call your local representative and ask your representative to support the ivory and rhino horn ban initiative.

4.) Attend upcoming Public Hearing and show support.

Impact Partners

Articles about the ivory and rhino horn trade in Australia & news on the progress of the ban:

Joint Parliamentary Committee on Law Enforcement Inquiry into Australia’s domestic trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn can be found here (also attached as a pdf):

Parliament of Australia

Bipartisan inquiry recommends Australia ban domestic ivory trade

The Guardian

Australia needs tighter ivory sale laws to protect elephants, parliamentary committee hears

The Guardian

Public pressure must end the ivory trade in Australia

Macquarie University

eBay joins calls for Australian ban on elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn sales

Financial Review

Facebook embarrassed during parliamentary inquiry over ivory sales

Financial Review

Are Australian and New Zealand auction houses contributing to the illegal ivory and rhino trade?

International fund for animal welfare

Melbourne crush calls for ivory and horn ban

National Geographic

We need you to help stop the trade of elephant ivory and rhino horn in Australia.

For The Love of Wildelife

Bans on the sale of elephant ivory and rhino horn could be on the way

ABC

Ivory crush sees 100kg of horn items destroyed on World Wildlife Day in Melbourne

ABC

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