The Australian Government is developing a new Threatened Species Strategy Action Plan. This is our response to the consultation paper.
Australia needs the ecological knowledge, technologies, economic and social strategies to prevent new and emerging invasive species.
A review of Victoria’s Wildlife Act is a chance to move on from the past by managing feral deer as a pest.
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.
Listing fire regimes that cause biodiversity decline as a key threatening process could be a major step towards substantially reducing threats to nature in Australia.
We pay tribute to Ian Thompson, Australia’s first Chief Environmental Biosecurity Officer.
Professor Graeme Samuel’s review of Australia’s EPBC Act has determined the law is ineffective and unfit for purpose.
National environmental laws are failing to stop species becoming extinct in Australia.