Our work is and always will be about stopping the invasion and spread of hostile weeds, pest animals and diseases that threaten our natural environment. It’s our core business.
As an ambassador for the Invasive Species Council Christine will help raise the profile of the ecological disasters being driven by invasive species, work for increased funding and national action as well as a more integrated Asia Pacific regional and global response from Australia.
Submitted: August 2017
The work of the Invasive Species Council has been widely recognised by governments and the community and strongly opposes any requirement for DGR registered groups to undertake expenditure on environmental remediation. This proposed measure is extremely inefficient, illogical and disruptive and would have an extremely detrimental impact on our work.
We focus on stopping new invasive species from entering Australia and preventing the spread of those already established.
Our Work Invasive species include pest animals like feral cats and foxes, introduced marine pests, weeds, diseases, fungi and parasites, as well as insects from overseas like the European wasp. Our Work | Photo: Frankzed, Flickr CC BY 2.0 What are invasive species? Along with climate change and habitat loss,