New federal and state laws rolling out across the country could limit risks to the environment posed by the trade of weedy plants, pet birds and aquarium fish or the spread of game animals, but only if new approaches are adopted.
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Australia has the worst mammal extinction record in the world, due mainly to invasive species like foxes and feral cats.
With Eucalyptus rust now invading the eastern seaboard, Asian honeybees in Queensland and ongoing pest, weed and disease spread, invasive threats are growing.
The Invasive Species Council is the main conservation group pressuring governments to do more about weeds, pests and diseases that threaten the nature of Australia.
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