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”.
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.