NSW goes to the polls on Saturday 23 March. Do you know where the major parties stand on environmental weeds, pests and feral animals?
Australia is made great strides in environmental biosecurity over the past year, but have we turned the corner yet?
It’s official. Invasive species imperil more of Australia’s threatened native species than any other threat.
An analysis by 12 ecologists has found that invasive species are the most prevalent threat to Australia’s native plants and animals – impacting 1257 nationally listed threatened species, 82% of the total.
It’s time to overturn the Berejiklian Government’s decision entrenching destructive feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park. Are you in?
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.
A band of avid bushwalkers want you to join them on a mission to Save Kosci from feral horses and walk from Sydney to the top of Mt Kosciuszko. Are you in?
Given the potential of invasive ants to transform ecosystems and send native species extinct, a national strategy to deal with the threat is vital.
A review has been launched into how Australia manages its environmental biosecurity risks. The deadline for submissions is 15 October 2018.
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.
The Australian Senate has announced an inquiry into the growing impacts from feral deer, pigs and goats and to prevent problems worsening for the natural environment, community and farmers.
The decision to create an office of environmental biosecurity protection is big step forward in protecting Australia’s environment from dangerous new invasive species.
Our investigation into feral deer vehicle collisions in the Illawarra region south of Sydney reveals the animals are putting drivers at risk of costly crashes and even death.
The NSW government’s approach to feral horses throws evidence, political convention and facts out the window in favour of appeasing a noisy minority.
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.