Now that Josh Frydenberg is Australia’s new environment minister, what can we expect when it comes to dangerous weeds, pests and feral animals?
Here’s news about the policies you won’t find on any party website. The results from our invasive species pre-election survey are now in.
Are the major parties up to confronting the environmental threats posed by invasive species?
They’ve just decided to let loose the next lantana and nobody thought to ask us if maybe that was a bad idea.
When US hire car assistant Nicole heard that Australia has a chance to eradicate fire ants before they get out of control she had just one message for us.
Kosciuszko National Park is being restocked by a farm animal – the horse – and it is happening by default. There is no plan and no sense of urgency to stem this restocking.
Frank Teodo had the misfortune of being one of the first people in the Queensland wet tropics to experience a yellow crazy ants super colony.
A wrap-up of biosecurity and invasive species management news from across Australia – April 2016
Feral deer are out of control in NSW, and have been declared the state’s ‘most important emerging pest animal threat’.
We have identified seven key areas for reform as part of our 2016 national priorities.
We’ve joined Island Conservation in fighting to protect wildlife and restore ecosystems on Australian islands by removing invasive species.
The Australian government has just agreed to a tougher response and national regulations to prevent new marine pests coming into our waters.
We’ve argued for a greater focus on the eradication of new and emerging invasive species in the current NSW pest animal management review.
New federal and state laws rolling out across the country could limit risks to the environment posed by the trade of weedy plants, pet birds and aquarium fish or the spread of game animals, but only if new approaches are adopted.
Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce was only one of a very impressive list of winners recognised for making a major contribution to protecting Australia from dangerous new invasive species.