Fact Sheet: Feral Deer; A protected species or a pest?

Feral deer populations are rapidly growing and spreading across Victoria damaging the natural environment and causing havoc for farmers and motorists; how has it come to this?

Deer were introduced in the mid1800’s for game. For many decades the population remained relatively low but steadily growing and spreading. Later in the 20th century the population started to increase and spread rapidly; there are now over 1 million feral deer that occupy nearly 40% of Victoria.


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Fight fire ants!

Australia is perilously close to losing the war against red fire ants. But right now, instead of taking action, our governments have only one thing in mind: delay. They are refusing to release an independently written report that details what needs to be done to eradicate these dangerous invasive ants.