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The islandNet network was recently established by the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre (IA CRC) with funding support from the Australian Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA), […]


Database links The following links will return records held in the database that are relevant to the specific topic. To view all island records in the database, please click […]

Islands in focus: Australia

Macquarie Island, TAS Macquarie Island Nature Reserve and World Heritage Area is situated approximately 1500 km from Tasmania in the subantarctic. It is 34 km long, averages 5 km wide, […]

Australian action on islands

The Australian and State governments have a number of invasive animal threat abatement plans in place that relate to islands. Commonwealth Threat Abatement Plans Commonwealth Funding Programs Caring for our […]


Offshore Islands Network Australia’s 8,300 islands provide homes for many of our unique animals and plants, including nine mammals no longer found on the mainland. Invasive animals, such as exotic […]

Operational Plan for Eradication of Ship Rats (Rattus rattus), Kiore (Rattus exulans), House Mouse (Mus musculus) and Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus cuniculus) from Ohinau and Motutapere Islands

This is the final report for an island eradication project by the New Zealand Department of Conservation. This operation involved two phases: Two aerial applications of poison bait to target […]