Shocking images have emerged of dead horses littering the Snowy River in Kosciuszko National Park.
A new senate inquiry into the growing impacts of deer, pigs and goats in Australia will put a national spotlight on the destruction wrought by these feral animals.
In late 2016 the Invasive Species Council and Island Conservation, working with the local community, began a project on Norfolk Island to better control existing invasive pests and prevent the introduction of new potential pest species. The project had two objectives: Controlling rodents and ants The first was to help the Norfolk Island community protect…
Our case studies of dangerous invasive species that have made it into Australia or are likely to arrive illustrate the need for changes in how Australia prevents the establishment of new invasive species. The case studies are made up of our ‘dirty dozen’, 12 dangerous invasive species that have made it past Australia’s border controls…
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…
A band of avid bushwalkers want you to join them on a mission to Save Kosci from feral horses and walk from Sydney to the top of Mt Kosciuszko. Are you in?
The Australian Senate has announced an inquiry into the growing impacts from feral deer, pigs and goats and to prevent problems worsening for the natural environment, community and farmers.
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.
Submitted: April 2018
A joint submission with the Nature Conservation Council of NSW that provides 16 detailed recommendations to strengthen the draft regional pest animal plans and reduce the impacts of pest animals in NSW.