Greg Mutze joined the South Australian Vertebrate Pest Control Authority in 1979. He has recently retired as Senior Biosecurity Research Officer in PIRSA Biosecurity SA after 38.5 years in research […]
By Patrick Taggart, PhD Candidate University of Adelaide Foxes have substantial impacts on Australian wildlife. Most often, foxes are considered to impact on native wildlife through predation, but in many […]
The Australian Pest Animal Research Program (APARP) 2008-2012 was funded by the Australian Government and was concluded in June 2013. APARP funded research projects that developed and promoted improved management and monitoring of agricultural pest animals. Project reports are available from this page.
In the early 1950s, Professor N. G. W. Macintosh, a University of Sydney researcher, distributed a nation-wide survey asking farmers what they knew about dingoes. The mission was to understand what […]
The winning images of our annual photo competition have captured the dark side of pest animals and weeds – showcasing infestation, damage and death, and emphasising the need for coordinated management […]
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. […]