Efforts to save Australian wildlife from the impacts of catastrophic bushfires will fail unless the control of foxes, feral cats, horses and deer are a major part of wildlife disaster recovery plans, the Invasive Species Council warned today.
The long-time host of ABC’s Gardening Australia, Costa Georgiadis, will be the official MC of the inaugural 2019 Australian Biosecurity Symposium.
Australia already has more than its fair share of harmful insects that are not native to the country but are causing massive harm to our native plants, animals and ecosystems. Queensland is battling red fire ants through a 10 year, $411 million eradication plan. Yellow crazy ants threaten our Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, the…
The reality of government decision making is that ministers are influenced by what they think people want. Once a dangerous new invasive species is widespread and established in Australia, people will demand action, but unfortunately by then it is usually too late to make a real difference. We need governments to act while the problem…
Could Australia’s recycling crisis be solved by replacing wooden pallets with plastic pallets? At the same time reducing the risk of dangerous new insects sneaking past biosecurity borders hidden in wooden pallets?
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An investigation into which insects overseas represent the greatest risks for Australia and how they could arrive here.