National Pest Initiatives
- National Carp Control Plan - Restoring native biodiversity through strategic carp control
- Feral Photos and Videos - Our annual photography and video competition which raises awareness of the invasive animal and weed problem within Australia
- National Wild Dog Action Plan - Promoting and supporting community-driven action for landscape-scale wild dog management
- Boosting Rabbit Control - Creating healthier landscapes by boosting rabbit control in Australia
Pest Animal Toolkits
New and emerging
- 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.
- 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
- Glovebox Guide for Managing Feral Pigs - Practical resource designed to assist Australian land managers in feral pig control
- FAQ: Wild dogs and poison baiting - Frequently asked questions about poison baiting for wild dog control
- 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 […]
- 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 […]
- 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 […]
- 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.