Overall, we strongly endorse the draft implementation plan for the Priority Exotic Environmental Pests List. However, a few important gaps in the plan need to be addressed.
We pay tribute to Ian Thompson, Australia’s first Chief Environmental Biosecurity Officer.
National environmental laws are failing to stop species becoming extinct in Australia.
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.
A letter to the Prime Minister of Australia endorsed by 80 landcare, farming and conservation groups that provides a bridge to recovery jobs package to help with the recovery once it starts.