National Pest Initiatives
- National Wild Dog Action Plan - Promoting and supporting community-driven action for landscape-scale wild dog management
- Purchasing RHDV1 K5 to control pest rabbits - Background Rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV) has been used in Australia for more than 20 years to minimise the impacts of introduced European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) on farming and the […]
- Boosting Rabbit Control - Creating healthier landscapes by boosting rabbit control in Australia
Pest Animal Toolkits
- Glovebox Guide for Managing Wild Dogs - The Glovebox Guide for Managing Wild Dogs is a general guide to managing populations of wild dogs in Australia.
- Working Plan to Manage Wild Dogs (green book) - This document outlines a six-step strategic approach to the management of dingoes and other wild dogs
- Glovebox Guide for Managing Foxes - This glovebox guide is designed to provide current information on best practice fox management for land managers, pest animal officers and others involved in the management of foxes.
- Glovebox Guide for Managing Rabbits - Current information on best practice rabbit management for land managers, pest animal officers and others involved in the management of rabbits
- Carp in Australia - Carp (Cyprinus carpio) were first introduced to Australia more than 100 years ago. They are now widely established throughout the Murray-Darling Basin and can also be found in all states […]
- FAQ: Wild dog impacts - Frequently asked questions about the impacts of wild dogs
- European rabbits in Australia - Biology & ecology Wild European rabbits typically have grey-brown back fur and a white-grey belly. Colour varies from sandy light brown, to ginger, black, and occasionally, white. Rabbits are characterised […]
- Feral pigs in Australia - Feral pigs in Australia descend from domestic swine, but look more similar to Eurasia’s wild boar than their domestic counterparts. They tend to have sparse, coarse hair on lean and […]
- Principles of pest animal management - There are seven key principles that form the basis of the strategic approach
- Planning a strategic approach to pest animal management - Pest management plans should be based on the following steps
- Legislation & management of pest animals - In Australia, pest animals cause major economic, environmental and social impacts at local, regional and national scales. Management of pest animals may be complex and requires a strong policy and […]
- Monitoring and evaluation of pest management programs - It is essential to monitor the effects of any pest animal management activity to ensure it is having the desired results.