Tim Low introduces Insect Watch, a handy guide for anyone interested in identifying and reporting potential new pest species.
A $371 million biosecurity funding package announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrision will strengthen Australia’s ability to stop new pests and diseases from entering the country.
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.
More than 250 champions from across Australia’s and New Zealand’s biosecurity sector have come together virtually to pave the way forward for a biosecurity mass movement.
A review of Australia’s EPBC Act finds it is failing to address the main threats to nature.
The federal government has opened up a new inquiry into the problem of feral and domestic cats in Australia.
Australia’s native lizards and snakes at huge risk from a slew of weeds, foxes, cats, feral deer, wolf snakes and other pest species.
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.
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.
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.
Parks Victoria will fully reinstate its feral horse control efforts to help limit escalating horse damage in the bushfire affected Australian Alps after success in a federal court case.
Snowy 2.0 could put native endangered fish at greater risk of extinction.