Australia – national policies, strategies and guidelines
National zoo biosecurity manual - Documents best practice biosecurity measures currently being adopted by the zoo industry. Live import list - List of specimens taken to be suitable for live import Australian Pest Animal Strategy - To ensure Australia's biodiversity, agricultural assets and social values are secure from the impacts of vertebrate pest animals A Strategic Approach to the Management of Ornamental Fish in Australia - Aquarium fish make great pets, but if they are released into the wild they can pose a serious threat to Australia’s aquatic biodiversity. Ornamental fish and aquarium plants can be […] Invasive Weeds, Pests and Diseases: Solutions to Secure Australia - Every Australian knows of the havoc wreaked upon this nation by foxes, rabbits, carp, prickly pear and other invasive species. To protect ourselves from more pests like these, we have […] Guidelines for the Import, Movement and Keeping of Non-indigenous Vertebrates in Australia - National approach to minimise the risks posed by the importation movement and keeping of exotic vertebrates Australia – State invasive species / biosecurity plans
NSW Biosecurity Strategy 2013-2021 - Biosecurity is the protection of the economy, environment and community from negative impacts associated with pests, diseases and weeds. The NSW Biosecurity Strategy 2013-2021 was launched on 22 May 2013. […] NSW Invasive Species Plan 2008-2015 - The NSW Invasive Species Plan provides actions that aim to prevent and effectively manage the introduction and spread of invasive species Victorian Invasive Plants and Animals Policy Framework - The Invasive Plants and Animals Policy Framework presents the overarching approach by the Victorian Government to managing existing and potential invasive species. This framework sits within the context of the […] International strategies and best practice
Towards an early warning and information system for invasive alien species (IAS) threatening biodiversity in Europe - In recent decade, invasions of various alien species have become a major driver of biodiversity loss, second only to habitat fragmentation. One-third of bird species included in the IUCN Red […] A Biosecurity Science Strategy for New Zealand - New Zealand has developed some of the strongest biosecurity systems in the world. These systems support our primary production industries, which are the cornerstone of our economic welfare, and help […] Agencies and programs
Last updated: July 27, 2016
PestSmart Connect is a toolkit of information on best practice pest animals management in Australia.