Our joint submission to the Australian Government’s inquiry into the problem of feral and domestic cats includes strengthening regulations for cat-free islands.
A review of Australia’s EPBC Act finds it is failing to address the main threats to nature.
The Invasive Species Council welcomes the Victorian Supreme Court’s decision to protect the Alpine National Park from growing horse impacts but is concerned the possibility of further legal action will delay the inevitable.
Those opposed to action on Victoria’s feral horse problem are back in court today, a last ditch effort to delay the inevitable.
Resignation of top scientists puts spotlight on refusal to take scientific advice about the environmental disaster that will unfold as a result of Snowy 2.0.
The dumping of a proposed import levy is a huge setback for Australia’s biosecurity system.
Submitted: April 2020
Australia’s system for abating major threats to biodiversity: A Priority for reform of the EPBC Act. A joint submission by the Invasive Species Council and Bush Heritage Australia.
The Australian government is stalling on passing a new biosecurity levy that would help keep out major threats like the African swine fever virus.
Invasive species are one of the biggest drivers of environmental loss in Australia, and threaten our native animals and plants more than any other single factor.