A post-bushfire plan to remove feral horses from three areas in Kosciuszko National Park is an important step towards recovery.
New aerial footage and eyewitness accounts from iconic Kosciuszko National Park reveals horrific fire damage and the survival of huge numbers of feral horses now pushing threatened species closer to extinction,
Australia already has more than its fair share of harmful insects that are not native to the country but are causing massive harm to our native plants, animals and ecosystems. Queensland is battling red fire ants through a 10 year, $411 million eradication plan. Yellow crazy ants threaten our Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, the…
Once the smoke clears from Australia’s bushfires the emergency facing our wildlife will not end. Injured and sick native animals will be sitting ducks for feral cats and foxes. Their homes and what little food remains will be trampled and eaten up by hard-hooved feral deer, horses, pigs and goats. One of the most effective…
Invasive species have become one of the largest threats facing Australia’s natural environment, but their continued arrival and spread is all too often neglected as a conservation issue. The Froggatt Awards are given to those who have made a major contribution to protecting Australia’s native plants and animals, ecosystems and people from dangerous new invasive…
Feral futures 2051 is the theme of the next Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference, which is being held in Melbourne 4-7 May 2020.
Fact Sheets, Reports & Submissions
An investigation into which insects overseas represent the greatest risks for Australia and how they could arrive here.
Submission to the Australian Senate inquiry into the impacts of feral deer, pigs and goats in Australia, November 2018.