Archive | 2014

Stopping new invasive species – we need your voice

The Senate is looking at how to better protect Australia from new invasive species. Use this guide to join our calls for stronger biosecurity to protect our precious natural environmental from yet more invasive species. Late submissions due 22 August.

New look at national Biosecurity Bill

After the 2013 federal election it seemed like Australia’s national biosecurity bill would disappear into a deep, dark hole never to see the light of day again.

Has the next cane toad just landed in Australia?

In June 2014 a resident of Sunbury in Victoria found an Asian black-spined toad sitting in their dog’s waterbowl. If biosecurity staff find more toads of the same species Victoria could have a major catastrophe on its hands.