Tag: coalition

Invasive species: Where the parties stand at the 2019 Australian election

Invasive species are one of the biggest drivers of environmental loss in Australia, and threaten our native animals and plants more than any other single factor. Analysis by 12 ecologists released earlier this year revealed the extent of the problem. Invasive species are driving more than 80 per cent of our threatened native species towards…

Federal budget must do more than stop the ants

Despite containing funds for fire ant eradication, the 2017 federal budget was a disappointing, missed opportunity for environmental biosecurity in Australia.