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”.
They’ve lured Work for the Dole crews, the local footy club and even prison labourers into their scheme to rid invasive wheel cactus from their part of Victoria, and now a little community group in central Victoria has received a national Froggatt Award
A band of avid bushwalkers who organised a protest walk all the way from Sydney to Mt Kosciuszko this year have won an annual Froggatt Award.
A campaign of misinformation threatens to derail the humane, science-based control of feral horses at Singleton Army Base in NSW.
The Gold Coast will be abuzz with all things biosecurity on 12-13 June 2019, when government, industry and other interested parties unite for the inaugural Australian Biosecurity Symposium.
After 36 days, 790,000 steps and 560 kilometres, five walkers protesting legislation that protects feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park will today reach the summit of Mt Kosciuszko.
Feral horses are officially recognised in NSW as a key threat to native wildlife. The case to address the growing feral horse threat to Kosciuszko National Park is now overwhelming.
Leading conservation groups, including the Invasive Species Council, National Parks Association of NSW, Colong Foundation for Wilderness, Nature Conservation Council of NSW and the National Parks Association of the ACT, will boycott the NSW Government’s call for nominations for the Wild Horse Community Advisory Panel.
A team of James Cook University scientists is beginning work on cutting-edge ways to repel biosecurity invaders from Australia’s northern shores.
NSW farmers will get little relief from changes to the state’s deer hunting rules, which continue to tie land owners up in red tape as they battle increasing numbers of the pest animal.
More than 100 people begin 560km protest walk from Sydney to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko asking the NSW government to reverse its decision protecting destructive feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park.
We’re backing a push in the NSW Parliament to overturn the decision to entrench destructive feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park.