The ‘Bilbies not Bunnies’ slogan is a reminder of the harm rabbits cause and the need to control them if native plants and animals are to flourish. European wild rabbits changed Australian landscapes, removing vegetation and abetting soil erosion which was so widespread in the early 1900s that State governments introduced Soil Conservation legislation to […]
Our ‘bilbies not bunnies’ slogan is a reminder of Easter Bilby’s message of hope and new life. Throughout much of Australia removing wild rabbits is a precursor to reviving natural vegetation and the native animals that depend upon it; including bilbies which were once found in most places where rabbits now occur. Removing rabbits brings […]
Webinar presentations and references now available: all the latest rabbit research findings from CISS and Rabbit-Free Australia.
Easter Bilby champions the cause of Australian plants and animals – reclaiming their place in the Australian environment.
Twenty seven years ago, in conjunction with the Foundation for Rabbit Free Australia (RFA), Haigh’s created Australia’s first chocolate Easter Bilby. Part proceeds from sales go to the Foundation’s work to control rabbits and thus protect the native Bilby’s environment. It’s about ‘Bilbies Not Bunnies’ – reclaiming the Bilby’s place in the Australian environment. Read more […]
Alice Springs based author, Kaye Kessing, explains why she is so enthusiastic in the promotion of Easter Bilby in an ABC media article.
Why Easter Bilby and ‘Bilbies not Bunnies’ are promoted – a great article by RFA Patron, Brian Cooke, in ‘The Conversation’.