The Australian government is stalling on passing a new biosecurity levy that would help keep out major threats like the African swine fever virus.
The Australian government has drawn up a hit list of overseas environmental invaders we need to keep out of the country.
Delegates from Australia, New Zealand, the US, Canada and Mexico made first ever biosecurity symposium a smashing success.
Australia has more than 8300 islands, ranging in size from Tasmania to small rock stacks. These islands play a vital and unique role in the conservation of Australia’s native plants and animals. Many island species are found nowhere else. In some cases islands are the last refuge for species extinct on the Australian mainland. For…
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The Invasive Species Council supports the development of an interim national priority list of exotic environmental pests and diseases as the first step in developing a more comprehensive list of environmental biosecurity risks for Australia.