This report summarises the key areas where reform is needed and ‘puts on the table’ priorities and proposals that should be considered. Its focus is institutional issues that affect voluntary citizen action for the control of invasive species (particularly major vertebrate pests) in rural and peri-urban areas.
Some animals and plants cause significant environmental, economic, social and emotional damage. This article reports on five surveys carried out across Australia from 2013-2016. The surveys sought stakeholder insights on the institutional arrangements affecting […]
New Zealand has developed some of the strongest biosecurity systems in the world. These systems support our primary production industries, which are the cornerstone of our economic welfare, and help […]
Legal status and management On 7 June 2017 the National Biosecurity Committee endorsed the Australian Pest Animal Strategy 2017–2027. As highlighted in this nationally agreed strategy, wild dogs cause significant national economic impacts and substantial […]
The Australian continent contains a large number of endemic fish species that contribute to the relatively high and unique biodiversity of our aquatic ecosystems. This means that Australian fish fauna […]
Invaded landscapes and ecosystems are composed of multiple interacting networks and feed-back loops, sometimes leading to unexpected effects of management actions. In order to plan management for invaded systems we […]