Media releases and news items
- NWDAP responds to recent calls to phase out 1080 baiting - National Wild Dog Action Plan stakeholders responded swiftly this month to comments made by Senator Derryn Hinch in Parliament, calling for the Federal Government to regulate the orderly phase-out of […]
- 1080 poison baiting – the facts - What is it? Sodium fluoroacetate, better known as 1080 (pronounced “ten eighty”), is an odorless, tasteless white powder that is diluted with water to concentrations specific for the species being […]
- Industry drives National Wild Dog Action Plan agenda - The National Wild Dog Action Plan Coordination Committee met in Sydney on July 26-27 to review the progress of Stage 3 and to provide strategic direction for the plan post […]
- Boost to wild dog support for livestock producers - Livestock producers in North and North West Queensland now have access to a wild dog specialist to help reduce the impact of wild dogs, thanks to a collaborative funding partnership […]
- More communities take the bait and commit to long term pest control - Aerial baiting programs, targeting wild dogs, are being launched across NSW during the next few months in a community-wide, co-ordinated bid to reduce attacks on livestock and protect native fauna. […]
- The wild dog problem in suburbia - Wild dogs are not just a rural problem, and can also be rife on the urban fringe – attacking native wildlife such as koalas, family pets and livestock. As urban residents are […]
- Cluster fencing keeping wild dogs out - 29 August 2017 The National Wild Dog Action Plan in collaboration with the Remote Area Planning & Development Board (RAPAD) have released a new video highlighting the success of the […]
- An environmentally responsible option for invasive species control - Australia has some of the most unique native wildlife and biodiversity in the world. However, across Australia, introduced species are decimating our native wildlife and ecosystems through predation, habitat destruction, […]
- Wild dog management champions making local impacts - With an urgent need to take strong action on the wild dog problem in Australia, the National Wild Dog Action Plan welcomes continued support of wild dog control activities through […]
- Celebrating the life of a true wild dog control advocate - 10/05/17 Members of the National Wild Dog Action Plan stakeholder group have joined their voices in celebrating the life of Michele Jackson who recently passed away from an ongoing battle […]
- Natural Australian toxin protecting plants and wildlife from predators - Many people are unaware that the poison 1080 (also called sodium fluoroacetate) is the most environmentally sensitive and target-specific poison available to protect Australia’s vulnerable wildlife and ecosystems from feral animals, because it occurs naturally in over 30 species of Australian native plants.
- Dingo diets do not discriminate - By The National Wild Dog Action Plan The National Wild Dog Action Plan strategically assists communities in controlling wild dogs, encouraging local people to work together on wild dog control […]
- First Training Pilot completed for Pest Animal Controllers - Through the National Wild Dog Action Plan a project has been commissioned to identify national requirements and standards for those wishing to work as Pest Animal Controllers. Three pilot training […]
- Communities winning the war against wild dogs - Collaboration within communities and the targeted use of new and old control methods is helping land managers win the war against wild dogs by reducing stress to farmers, enhancing productivity […]
- ABC Landline: Feature on wild dogs - A special feature on ABCs Landline Program highlighted the current state of play in some areas of Australia regarding wild dogs and control measures. WATCH THE SEGMENT One of the goals for the National […]
- Collaborative effort welcomed in Queensland wild dog management - The National Wild Dog Action Plan (NWDAP) welcomes the recent announcement of a joint Australian-Queensland Government offer of more than $5.2 million to assist landholders in Central Western Queensland to […]
- ABC Rural: Cost of attacks by wild dogs on livestock and native animals much greater than previously thought - On December 3rd and 4th 2015 our National Wild Dog Action Plan Stakeholder Consultative Group, including leading wild dog managers and experts from around the country, met in Sydney to work […]
- $1.35 million additional funding for National Wild Dog Action Plan - The Coalition Government will provide an additional $1.35 million to support the continued implementation of the National Wild Dog Action Plan over the next two years.
- Wild dog biocontrol is no silver bullet - Advice from CSIRO regarding potential biological control options for wild dogs
- Maintaining vigilance pays off for wild dog control - Keeping the foot to the pedal, is the message from Greg Mifsud, National Wild Dog Controller
The National Wild Dog Action Plan is an industry initiative endorsed by Government.
Last updated: March 19, 2018