There needs to be a cull, say government officers, but the responsible residents are not acting, and the Central Land Council, responsible for assisting owners of Aboriginal land, remains mum on the tragedy. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Horses are starving to death north-east of Alice Springs. Rotting carcasses near homes are a growing health hazard to residents. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
UPDATE 4pm The Department of Primary Industry and Resources says Aboriginal Land Rights Act land is managed by the landowners, in conjunction with the Central Land Council. It is always concerning and distressing when any animals have died, especially in a manner such as this.