Position: ‘Threats to Nature’ Project Manager Reports to: CEO Basis: Part time (2dpw, possibility of additional days per week dependant on funding) Location: Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne (willing to consider alternative locations for outstanding applications) Duration: Two-year contract, with extension possible Salary range: $70-82,000 pa pro rata depending on skills and experience Job description The project…
Australia is a very special place, our cherished natural wonders and wildlife are the envy of the world. That’s why the work we do is so important. It builds a lasting legacy of nature protection, one that will keep Australia safe from dangerous new invasive species and the huge damage they inflict on our natural…
Prevention and early action When Europeans first arrived in Australia they ushered in an era of unprecedented invasions that continue to this day. First came the rabbit, fox and feral cat, then the cane toad. Noxious overseas weeds now number in their thousands. Some can be controlled and contained, but most continue to wreak havoc…
Fact Sheets, Reports & Submissions
Submitted: August 2017
The work of the Invasive Species Council has been widely recognised by governments and the community and strongly opposes any requirement for DGR registered groups to undertake expenditure on environmental remediation. This proposed measure is extremely inefficient, illogical and disruptive and would have an extremely detrimental impact on our work.