Submitted: April 2020
Australia’s system for abating major threats to biodiversity: A Priority for reform of the EPBC Act. A joint submission by the Invasive Species Council and Bush Heritage Australia.
A letter to the Prime Minister of Australia endorsed by 80 landcare, farming and conservation groups that provides a bridge to recovery jobs package to help with the recovery once it starts.
Submitted: April 2020
Letter to NSW planning and environment ministers opposing the movement of water from Talbingo Reservoir to Tantangara Reservoir as part of the Snowy 2.0 proposal due to potential impacts from the spread of invasive species.
An investigation into which insects overseas represent the greatest risks for Australia and how they could arrive here.
Submitted: October 2019
The Invasive Species Council supports the development of an interim national priority list of exotic environmental pests and diseases as the first step in developing a more comprehensive list of environmental biosecurity risks for Australia.
This submission responds to a request for views on the draft National Environmental Biosecurity Response Agreement (NEBRA) released by Australian national, state and territory governments in May 2019.
Our Risks and Pathways Project set out to identify insect species from other countries that, if they ever reach Australia, have the potential to cause great harm to our natural environment.
Submitted: April 2019
A submission that responds to questions raised in the discussion paper and argues that the biosecurity levy charged on shipping imports proposed in the 2018 federal budget should proceed.
Submission to the Australian Senate inquiry into the impacts of feral deer, pigs and goats in Australia, November 2018.
Submitted: September 2018A submission to the Senate inquiry into Australia’s faunal extinction crisis that addresses invasive species as extinction drivers, the importance of key threatening processes and island biosecurity and the need for ambition, inspiration, prevention and monitoring.
We are producing research and policy analysis to identify weaknesses in Australia’s island biosecurity and environmental legislation. Our report on Australia’s failure to abate biodiversity threats has numerous examples of how we are failing to protect our unique island biodiversity from invasive species.
Submitted: April 2018
A joint submission with the Nature Conservation Council of NSW that provides 16 detailed recommendations to strengthen the draft regional pest animal plans and reduce the impacts of pest animals in NSW.