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Boobook Declaration: Environment groups call for action in 2010 International Year of Biodiversity
4 December 2009. The Invasive Species Council has joined 40 environment groups from across Australia to call on the Australian Government to act decisively to protect biodiversity in 2010, the United Nations International Year of Biodiversity.
NSW Government should tear up Shooters Party game bill
8 September 2009. The Invasive Species Council today called on the NSW Government to reject the Shooters' Party bill that would open national parks to hunting, establish private game reserves and release feral birds into the natural environment.
NSW and Victoria should declare deer feral pests - in line with Queensland and SA
27 May 2009. The Invasive Species Council (ISC) today urged the Victorian and NSW governments to declare deer feral pests and implement control programs to protect the environment and agriculture - in line with states across their borders.
26 February 2009. The opening this weekend of the NSW deer hunting season has sparked a call from conservation groups for professional deer control programs to replace the ad hoc, unplanned and ineffective efforts of recreational hunting on public land as a means of controlling the pest animal problem.
Bitou bush is bad now, but wait until climate change hits
23 January 2009. As Federal Environment Minister Peter Garrett today launches a guide to tackle the spread of one of Australia's most destructive weeds along New South Wales coastline the Invasive Species Council has warned that weed problems will get much worse under climate change.