Five years worth of efforts in improving NSW invasive species laws came excruciatingly close to reality. In the end the Bill failed to pass Parliament.
The Invasive Species Council has long argued for the need for a permitted list approach for plants. Here botanist Bob Parsons explains how the current regulatory system favours the spread of the invasive cushion plants.
Fact Sheets, Reports & Submissions
A ‘white list’ or ‘permitted list’ approach to the sale and movement of plants is the safest way to prevent the spread of potentially weedy plants.
A paper by WWF-Australia that outlines the strategic approach, design factors and policy objectives and instruments needed to construct a strong and effective national regulatory framework for weeds.