Pest animals and insects cause serious economic losses to agricultural production, pose an unacceptable risk of exotic disease, threaten the survival of many native species and cause environmental degradation. Landholders […]
Some toxicological data are presented to show that seven species of birds in Australia are highly sensitive to the organophosphorus insecticide, fenthion ethyl (sold under the trade name of Luci-Jet). […]
This publication contains an analysis, by agriculture researchers, of pest animal distribution and abundance across NSW and ACT, particularly those pests that can impact on the environment and agriculture, and […]
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 […]
Many introduced animals such as the rabbit have become serious pests. Pest animals have damaged Queensland’s environment and economy and, for this reason, the importation and keeping of some animals […]
The Department of Natural Resources and Water (NR&W) is responsible for coordinating the management of pest impacts of introduced mammals, reptiles and amphibians, as well as dingoes, locusts and crazy […]
Pest animals have significant economic, environmental and social impacts. They have the potential to adversely alter ecosystem function, reduce primary industry productivity and profitability, and threaten human and animal health.
The major vertebrate pests cause direct short-term economic losses of at least $500 million per year (and quite possibly over $1 billion per year), mainly in lost agricultural production. Overgrazing […]