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Barilaro halts Kosciuszko horse removal

Horse removal from Kosciuszko National Park has stopped for a second year in a row due to a surprise intervention by NSW Deputy Premier, John Barilaro, this week.

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Act now

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…

Froggatt Awards

The Froggatt Awards are named in honour of Australian entomologist Walter Froggatt, who, when the cane toad was released into Australia in the 1930s to control beetle infestations in the sugar cane industry, was a lone voice, lobbying the federal government to exercise caution. At the time Walter wrote that ‘this great toad, immune from…

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Submission to proposed NSW Biosecurity Act regulations

Submitted: February 2017
This submission to the draft regulations to the NSW Biosecurity Act 2016 rejects the regulations since they appear to merely transition existing management practices to the new legislation without a review of measures to reduce environmental biosecurity risks.