Analysis

Wild fallow deer is costing Tasmania: how do we fix it?

Caitlin Jarvis
By Caitlin Jarvis
Updated March 7 2022 - 12:10am, first published February 24 2022 - 4:00pm
Wild fallow deer caught in Tasmania's cross-hairs?

At a cost of more than $10 million a year to Tasmania's agricultural industry, an increasing number of crashes involving wild animals and a group of recreational shooters wrapped up tightly in red tape, the problem of wild fallow deer seems to come down to two things.

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Caitlin Jarvis

Caitlin Jarvis

Senior Journalist

I have worked in the Tasmanian digital/print media for 11 years, spanning two newsrooms. I have developed a keen interest in agricultural, development and education news, as well as issues-based long-form journalism. Contact me at caitlin.jarvis@examiner.com.au