Nothing beats getting out and exploring Australia’s wild places – camping, bushwalking, boating or fishing.
And what a place we have to explore! Australia is home to some of the most remote, pristine and beautiful places on the planet.
But while we have a strong ethos of ‘treading lightly’ when out in the bush, it’s all-too-easy to unwittingly spread weeds and diseases that can kill wildlife and destroy wild places.
Weeds, pests and diseases are major threats to Australia’s native plants and animals.
They can hitch a ride on muddy hiking boots, in wet fishing gear or even hidden on the dirty rims of your car.
Here are some simple techniques you can use to keep your gear clean and our national parks and other wild places free of deadly pests and diseases:
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The Invasive Species Council campaigns to protect Australia’s native plants and animals from the growing threats of weeds, feral animals and diseases.
With your help we can educate more Australians about these dangers and protect the wild places we all love.
This community awareness campaign has been made possible through support from NSW Local Land Services. It has been endorsed by Bushwalking NSW Inc.