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Smooth newt caught in Melbourne waterway-Photo Ecology Australia

Eradication: Smooth newt

In 2013 Australia’s governments decided they would not attempt to eradicate recently-established smooth newts from Melbourne’s south-eastern waterways.

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A feral deer damaging land on private property in NSW.

Containment: Feral deer

Thanks to the help of our supporters the Invasive Species Council has enjoyed a strong track record of triggering political action on feral deer.

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Smooth newt caught in Melbourne waterway-Photo Ecology Australia

Eradication: Smooth newt

In 2013 Australia’s governments decided they would not attempt to eradicate recently-established smooth newts from Melbourne’s south-eastern waterways.

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A feral deer damaging land on private property in NSW.

Containment: Feral deer

Thanks to the help of our supporters the Invasive Species Council has enjoyed a strong track record of triggering political action on feral deer.

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Management: Cats and foxes

At least 33 Australian mammal species are extinct – the worst mammal extinction record in the world – 24 mainly because of feral cats and foxes.

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Smooth newt caught in Melbourne waterway-Photo Ecology Australia

Eradication: Smooth newt

In 2013 Australia’s governments decided they would not attempt to eradicate recently-established smooth newts from Melbourne’s south-eastern waterways.

Read More »