Feral Herald Blog

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.

Where has all our wildlife gone?

We’ve joined Townsville City Council in the battle against yellow crazy ants in Queensland’s far north. Our new community coordinator Yvette Williams talks about what’s at risk.