Our joint report with Monash University reveals environmentally destructive ants, bees and wasps could be hitching a ride into Australia on an international bug superhighway.
Fast action to eradicate yellow crazy ants from Lismore has been recognised at this year’s Australian Biosecurity Awards.
An investigation into which insects overseas represent the greatest risks for Australia and how they could arrive here.
This year’s national Froggatt Awards, which are named in honour of the man who warned Australia of the dangers of releasing the cane toad into the country, have been announced.
Submitted: October 2019
The Invasive Species Council supports the development of an interim national priority list of exotic environmental pests and diseases as the first step in developing a more comprehensive list of environmental biosecurity risks for 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.
The Australian government has drawn up a hit list of overseas environmental invaders we need to keep out of the country.