After the Coalition Against Duck Shooting exposed the appalling massacre of native waterbirds which took place on the opening of the 2017 recreational duck shooting season at the Koorangie Marshes, part of the Kerang Ramsar Wetlands, an assessment of the Game Management Authority’s compliance and enforcement function was undertaken by Pegasus Economics. The assessment was damning and highlighted major problems within the GMA.

29 March 2017, ABC TV 7.30 program – Rescuers find pits of dead birds, which leads to the Pegasus inquiry

1 March 2018, ABC TV 7.30 program – leaked Pegasus report into the Game Management Authority

12 April 2018, ABC TV 7.30 program – GMA Manager of Compliance resigns over GMA’s reluctance to prosecute shooters

Pegasus Report

1 March 2018, ABC TV 7.30 program online article – Agriculture Minister concerned that shooters regularly  break the law

1 March 2018, Herald Sun Article

8 March 2018, WinTV News – hunter behaviour under scrutiny after damning Pegasus report

11 April 2018, ABC 7.30 program online – Whistleblower says GMA incapable and unwilling