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Fire ant fight 2.0: A battle we must win

On Wednesday, 26 July, Australia’s agriculture ministers signed off on a new, $411 million eradication program. Fire ant fight 2.0 is a fight we must win.

Browsing ants: an environmental time bomb

Tick, tick, tick. That’s the sound of invasive browsing ants, an environmental time bomb if they have escaped eradication efforts in Darwin.

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Submission to draft Queensland Biosecurity Strategy 2017-22

Submitted: July 2017
A joint submission to the draft Queensland Biosecurity Strategy 2017-22 by the Invasive Species Council, Queensland Conservation Council and Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland. The strategy is broadly endorsed but argues for a greater emphasis on environmental biosecurity and recognition of the limited capacity of the conservation sector.