Tag: asian-black-spined-toad

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Australia’s dirty dozen named and shamed

Our ‘dirty dozen’ is a list of some of the most dangerous overseas plants and animals to have evaded Australia’s environmental border controls.


Case studies

Our case studies of dangerous invasive species that have made it into Australia or are likely to arrive illustrate the need for changes in how Australia prevents the establishment of new invasive species. The case studies are made up of our ‘dirty dozen’, 12 dangerous invasive species that have made it past Australia’s border controls…

Feral Herald

Asian black-spined toad

Top six on the Richter scale

A ‘top six on the richter scale’ list of high priority threats to the environment provided to the Senate biosecurity inquiry begs many more questions than it answers.

Inquiry needed to prevent the next cane toad

Australia’s quarantine system is failing to keep out very damaging environmental invaders and our federal parliament should be seeking to determine why that is.

Asian black-spined toad

Has the next cane toad just landed in Australia?

In June 2014 a resident of Sunbury in Victoria found an Asian black-spined toad sitting in their dog’s waterbowl. If biosecurity staff find more toads of the same species Victoria could have a major catastrophe on its hands.


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