A supplier of rabbit skins to the makers of the
Akubra hat has joined a fight for damages over the
accidental release of the killer rabbits disease
The Bendigo Bunny Company is one of three named plaintiffs suing the
Commonwealth Sientific and Industrial Research Organisation and the Federal
As well as supplying skins to Akubra for the manufacture of hats, the
company supplies meat to businesses for pet food.
The preliminary hearing in the Victorian Supreme Court was adjourned yesterday
until May 29.