Canberra opts for contraception to help control problem kangaroos

Chris McLennan
Updated July 4 2022 - 11:13pm, first published April 17 2022 - 1:00pm
ROO RESPONSE: In an Australian first, the ACT is going to use fertility control to try and contain rising kangaroo populations.
ROO RESPONSE: In an Australian first, the ACT is going to use fertility control to try and contain rising kangaroo populations.

The ACT's Greens government is going to use contraceptives in a new bid to control problem kangaroos in what is believed to be an Australian first.

Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.

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