Archive | 2018

Tell the Victorian government to strengthen its deer management strategy

A million or more feral deer roam Victoria and yet the government’s attempt to strengthen its deer management strategy lacks ambition and relies primarily on existing programs and control by recreational hunters. Have your say by 29 October 2018.

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Have your say about invasive ants

Given the potential of invasive ants to transform ecosystems and send native species extinct, a national strategy to deal with the threat is vital.

How would you describe our biosecurity system?

It’s the system that protects Australia from invasive plants, animals and diseases. And yet a simple statement that explains the system from the perspective of all Australians has remained out of reach, until now.

Focus on national environmental biosecurity

The decision to create an office of environmental biosecurity protection is big step forward in protecting Australia’s environment from dangerous new invasive species.

Myrtle rust action plan

An action plan is being developed for myrtle rust, the plant-killing disease that poses a serious and urgent threat to Australia’s native plants and animals.