The Queensland Government is committed to ensuring that all animals in Queensland have appropriate standards of welfare. DPI&F is the government’s lead agency for animal welfare activities in Queensland. We […]
A convenient livestock animal for early European settlers, the goat has become one of the most environmentally destructive feral animals in Australia. Introduced to Australia with the First Fleet in […]
The European red fox is Australia’s number one predator. Native wildlife threatened by the fox include the rock-wallaby, numbat, brush-tailed bettong and bilby. Foxes are also predators of livestock, with […]
Feral pigs Sus scrofa are the descendants of domestic pigs. Covers identification, distribution, biology, diet, damage to crops and livestock, damage identification including direct predation on lambs.
Sodium fluoroacetate, commonly known as 1080, is a very valuable vertebrate pesticide in Australia and New Zealand. Discusses the problems caused by rabbits, foxes, wild dogs and feral pigs. Details […]