Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce was only one of a very impressive list of winners recognised for making a major contribution to protecting Australia from dangerous new invasive species.
Environmental biosecurity: Do we have a body responsible for protecting Australia’s native plants and animals from new pests and diseases? In short, no. But we should.
Fact Sheets, Reports & Submissions
A submission by the Invasive Species Council to the Senate inquiry into the Biosecurity Bill 2014 and endorsed by 27 other environmental groups.
A submission consisting of 15 case studies that form an attachment to the primary submission to the Senate inquiry into preventing new invasive species.
This submission to the Senate inquiry into the arrival and establishment of new invasive species impacting on the Australian environment shows that Australia has suffered major losses due to invasive species. It provides data and case studies that indicate ongoing, serious, and systemic flaws in environmental biosecurity and makes recommendations to strengthen environmental biosecurity to prevent the flow of new invasive species that have deadly consequences for the Australian environment.