The importance of public consultation for pest fish management

The management of pest fish in Australia needs a coordinated approach between all stakeholders including government, industry, research providers and the broader community.

Pest fish exclusion screens

A case study of the effectiveness of exclusion screens in preventing the movement of pest fish through irrigation networks.

Native fish predators as a biological control method for carp

Case study on the identification of carp spawning.

Common myna impacts

Case Study on the impacts of common (Indian) mynas on other bird species and the effectiveness of community trapping in Canberra.

Feral deer eradication on Kangaroo Island

A case study on the feral deer eradication program on Kangaroo Island, South Australia.

Pest fish exclusion screens: Boondooma–Tarong pipeline, QLD

A case study on the effectiveness of using rotating drum screens to prevent the movement of pest fish species through water.

Queensland’s first attempt at tilapia eradication

A case study about an early attempt to remove Mozambique tilapia from small water bodies in Townsville.

Carp pheromone attractant trials

A case study on using carp pheromone attractant for carp control in NSW and Tasmania.

Eureka Creek tilapia infestation — a threat to western drainages

A case study on the Eureka Creek tilapia infestation — a threat to western drainages.

Eradication of Mozambique tilapia at Bullyard Creek, Qld

A case study on the effectiveness of using chemicals to eradicate tilapia from small water bodies.

Carp removal in Tasmania

A case study on eradication of carp from Tasmanian lakes.

Electrofishing control of Mozambique tilapia in the Herberton weirs

A case study on the effectiveness of using electrofishing to reduce the abundance of Mozambique tilapia in small closed water bodies.

Using a wetland carp separation cage at Lake Bonney

A case study on the effects of using a wetland carp separation cage at Lake Bonney in South Australia.

Queensland carp fishing competitions

A case study on the effectiveness of carp fishing competitions in southern Queensland.

Carp spawning hotspots

Case study on the identification of carp spawning and recruitment hotspots in the Murray-Darling Basin.

Rabbit eradication on Australia’s offshore islands

Case study on the success of three rabbit eradication programs on Australian islands.

Community action for wild dog management

Case studies of community action for wild dog management in three Australian jurisdictions.

Community Landcare Case Study – for the National Wild Dog Action Plan

This report describes and analyses data curated from a selection of community landcare and wild dog groups, through group member field interviews, recordings and photographs, across five regions of NSW and VIC during January and February 2017.

Paroo Model of Wild Dog Control – Western QLD

The Paroo Shire residents have been leaders in developing and implementing best practice in the coordinated control of wild dogs.

Brindabella and Wee Jasper – NSW/ACT

The Brindabella/Wee Jasper integrated wild dog management plan using the nil-tenure methodology has been widely recognised and adopted as the preferred model plan for wild dog control.

Biteback Program – South Australia

This case study tells the story of a successful community-driven landscape-scale approach to managing wild dogs in the Northern Flinders region of South Australia. Ultimately the success of Biteback will be measured in the long term. It is anticipated that over the next three to four years landholders will be able to clearly see the results of their collective efforts through reduced wild dog numbers and stock losses.

Warren ripping on Thackaringa Station, western NSW

Case study on the effectiveness of warren ripping to control rabbits on a wool-producing property in far-west New South Wales.

Effective rabbit control in pine-buloke woodlands

A case study comparing the effectiveness of two conventional, integrated rabbit control strategies in Hattah-Kulkyne National Park in northwest Victoria.