Humane Codes

Model Codes of Practice (COPs) and Standard Operating procedures (SOPs) for the humane control of key pest animal species are provided. A model Code of Practice (COP) for each of […]

Learning from the past

Wild dog control has come a long way in recent years but the community needs to guard against complacency. Effective wild dog management results from a nil-tenure, collaborative, community-driven approach. […]

Feral horse – humaneness matrix

Matrix showing the relative humaneness of feral horse control methods. The ‘humaneness’ of a pest animal control method refers to the overall welfare impact that the method has on an […]

Feral cat – humaneness matrix

Matrix showing the relative humaneness of feral cat control methods. The ‘humaneness’ of a pest animal control method refers to the overall welfare impact that the method has on an […]

Feral goat – humaneness matrix

Matrix showing the relative humaneness of feral goat control methods. The ‘humaneness’ of a pest animal control method refers to the overall welfare impact that the method has on an […]

Feral pig – humaneness matrix

Matrix showing the relative humaneness of feral pig control methods. The ‘humaneness’ of a pest animal control method refers to the overall welfare impact that the method has on an  […]

Best practice tools and strategies

The challenge is to match the most effective tools and strategies to each situation and location Multiple tools can be used to complement each other for proactive and reactive control […]

PestSmart Connect is a toolkit of information on best practice pest animals management in Australia.