In 2006 the Australian Government listed exotic rodents on islands as a key threatening process under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) and initiated the development of a threat abatement plan for rats and mice on islands less than 100 000 hectares in area. The draft threat abatement plan describes research, management and other actions to protect native species and ecological communities from exotic rodents.
The three-month public comment period closed on Friday 18 July 2008.
|Author||Department of the Environment and Water Resources|
|Department||Department of the Environment and Water Resources|
|Documents||Draft Rodent TAP 2008 Draft Rodent TAP 2008 - Background paper|