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…
Australia’s system for identifying and then acting on key threats to our natural environment is failing. We assess its performance, propose broad changes and invite your ideas on how to fix it.
A new container levy announced in the federal government could change the face of environmental biosecurity in Australia, writes Carol Booth.
Fact Sheets, Reports & Submissions
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.
Submitted: March 2018
A submission to Australia’s Strategy for Nature 2018-2030 draft that recommends that the proposed Strategy be discarded and the Biodiversity Working Group produce a more appropriate, comprehensive strategy. Additional recommendations are made.