Tassie author Nic Gill has been awarded one of our Froggatt Awards for her extraordinary book Animal Eco-Warriors.
A ground-breaking review of Australia’s national biosecurity system has earned its authors one of this year’s Froggatt Awards.
Australia’s fire ant infestation is a national issue and needs powerful voices from across the country to call on every state, territory and the federal government to fully fund their eradication. Already the National Farmers’ Federation, AgForce, Local Government NSW, Victorian National Parks Association and the Nature Conservation Council have signed our open letter calling…
As long as Australia has weak biosecurity laws dangerous new environmental invaders will continue to steal into our country. They come in many forms, as weedy garden species, hidden in cargo ships or even brought in and sold as ‘pets’. In the invasion timeline below we’ve listed new invasive species we know have been found…
The decision to create an office of environmental biosecurity protection is big step forward in protecting Australia’s environment from dangerous new invasive species.
Australia’s Threatened Species Commissioner wants to know what role you or your community are playing in tackling feral cats.
Fact Sheets, Reports & Submissions
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.
Our aim with this paper is to stimulate discussion within the environment sector (government and non-government) about the changes needed to strengthen Australia’s threat abatement processes. We invite feedback and ideas.