Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap WATCH to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LISTEN to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LATEST NEWS to start the live stream.

LISTEN
Watch
on air now

Create a 3AW account today!

You can now log in once to listen live, watch live, join competitions, enjoy exclusive 3AW content and other benefits.


Joining is easy.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

‘Worst’ magpie season in 25 years predicted … and the birds aren’t to blame!

Article image for ‘Worst’ magpie season in 25 years predicted … and the birds aren’t to blame!

There are predictions this spring could be the worst magpie swooping season in 25 years.

Why? Because of bureaucrats.

Animal rescuer Nigel Williamson told Neil Mitchell in the past he only needed one permit, covering the whole state, to capture and relocate swooping birds.

He now needs a permit for every bird.

Yes, every bird.

He said it took two weeks to process, slowing the system right down.

Mr Williamson also revealed a fail-safe way to avoid being attacked by Magpies.

“Look at it and point at it,” he said.

Click PLAY below to hear more on 3AW Mornings

Advertisement