Media releases

Please find the latest Andy Meddick MP Media Releases below


For media enquiries please contact:

Georgie Purcell, Chief of Staff

M: 0400 899 740

E:  georgie.purcell@parliament.vic.gov.au


Government responds to Animal Justice Party plea with urgent assistance package for bushfire affected wildlife
23 January 2020


New laws to ban racehorse slaughter to be introduced by Animal Justice Party MP
29 October 2019


Racing ‘donation’ does nothing to stop the real problem: racing industry must stop breeding so many horses
28 October 2019


New data shows waterbird populations ‘devastated’ under worsening drought conditions, Daniel Andrews must cancel 2020 duck shooting season: Animal Justice Party MP
23 October 2019


Geelong MP to join protest at Geelong Cup following gruesome ABC investigation
23 October 2019


Animal Justice Party MP calls for royal commission into Australian racing following contravention of racing rules, rehoming policies and animal welfare guarantees
18 October 2019


Labor Government’s disastrous kangaroo-kill will slaughter 11% of Victoria’s Eastern Grey Kangaroos every year, Animal Justice Party MP calls for immediate halt
2 October 2019


Never-before-seen goat cruelty investigation released ahead of Melbourne animal activism Parliamentary inquiry
4 September 2019


Future of duck shooting to be debated in Victorian parliament
28 August 2019


Andy Meddick MP wants animal activism inquiry to address ‘inadequate and in some cases non-existent’ animal protection laws
20 August 2019


Andy Meddick MP appointed to the VicHealth Board
Thursday 15 August 2019


Vegan MP calls for Parliament House to go meat free every Monday
Wednesday 14 August 2019


Andy Meddick MP calls on government to shut wombat hunting down
Wednesday 31 July 2019


Companion animals now recognised in Guardianship law
Tuesday 28 May 2019


Geelong court to hear illegal duck shooting case
Tuesday 14 May 2019


Live export robocalls hits 100,000 homes in marginal seat of Corangamite
Thursday 9 May 2019


Report finding one million species at risk another reason to ban duck shooting
Wednesday 8 May 2019


Jumps horse dies after horror fall at Warrnambool Carnival
Monday 6 May 2019


Inquiry on illegal duck shooting activity more necessary than animal activism inquiry
Thursday 2 May 2019


Andy Meddick condemns National Party motion to silence brave whistle blowers
Wednesday 1 May 2019


Animal Justice Party MP thanks Government for heeding calls to clean up Lara toxic dump
Tuesday 30 April 2019


Animal Justice Party MP condemns Warrnambool jumps racing carnival
Monday 29 April 2019


Kangaroo pet food trial being ended following damning report
Monday 1 April 2019


Duck hunter drives into duck rescuer
Sunday 31 March 2019


Duck shooting season killing nature-based tourism
Wednesday 27 March 2019


Andy Meddick MP introduces a bill to ban duck shooting
Tuesday 19 March 2019


Agriculture and Environment Ministers listen to Andy Meddick MP’s appeal to close Lake Elizabeth
Friday 15 March 2019


Andy Meddick MP joins duck rescuers on Kerang wetlands
Friday 15 March 2019


Agriculture Minister listens to Andy Meddick MP’s appeal to close wetlands
Friday 8 March 2019


Andy Meddick MP delivers maiden speech in the 59th Victorian Parliament
Wednesday 6 February 2019


Andy Meddick MP dares jigger users to reveal themselves
Saturday 2 February 2019


Endemic culture of cruelty – twin raids on racehorse trainer Darren Weir only scratch the surface
Wednesday 30 January 2019


Victorian crossbenchers join together against duck shooting
Monday 21 January 2019