Horse removal from Kosciuszko National Park has stopped for a second year in a row due to a surprise intervention by NSW Deputy Premier, John Barilaro, this week.
With the number of pest and disease threats that could enter our country rapidly growing, last week biosecurity champions from across Australia and overseas came together to form Australia’s first biosecurity collective.
Legal advice confirms the federal government may have the power to block the NSW government’s flawed plan to protect feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park.
The feral horse population in Kosciuszko National Park has risen dramatically since all horse control was halted in the park 20 months ago.
NSW environment minister Matt Kean must take full control of feral horse management in Kosciuszko National Park after deputy premier John Barilaro reneged on his promise to immediately reduce numbers by half.
The 2019 federal budget was a ripper for tackling some of Australia’s most destructive invading ants but has missed a major long-term investment opportunity.
Following last night’s Liberal/National Party win, Deputy Premier John Barilaro must urgently outline how he will fulfil his commitment to immediately reduce feral horse numbers by 50% in Kosciuszko National Park.
The lack of action to reduce feral horse numbers in Kosciuszko National Park could lead to the extinction of Australia’s critically endangered stocky galaxias.
NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro continues to duck and weave on his plan for feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park as horse numbers continue to grow.
A freedom of information request has revealed that a 16-year-old boy was hospitalised after being kicked in the shoulder by a feral horse running through a campsite at Long Plain in Kosciuszko National Park last November.
The long-time host of ABC’s Gardening Australia, Costa Georgiadis, will be the official MC of the inaugural 2019 Australian Biosecurity Symposium.
Queensland farmers reeling from droughts and floods will soon face a third threat as weeds and pests ride the floodwaters into new agricultural areas.
Industry, farmers, councils and environment groups have made a desperate plea to the prime minister and Queensland premier not to abandon the yellow crazy ant eradication program.
The removal of feral horses from Kosciuszko National Park has come to a complete standstill, new data has revealed, with populations of the destructive animals left uncontrolled.
A plan to turn everyone in NSW into a ‘Biosecurity Warrior’ has landed a national environment award. “The Biosecurity Warrior campaign has won a national Froggatt Award for taking a fun, interactive approach to spreading the message that we all need to play a role in biosecurity”.