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22 May 2013. The Invasive Species Council today expressed its support for the intent of the NSW Government's new Biosecurity Strategy, released today by the NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell, but questioned the capacity and commitment of the government to deliver.
9 May 2013. Feral animal control in Victoria could be undermined by the new $8.2 million Game Management Authority announced in this week's budget if it is modelled after the NSW Game Council, the Invasive Species Council warned today.
1 May 2013. The Invasive Species Council board has announced the appointment this week of Andrew Cox as its CEO.
8 February 2013. The Invasive Species Council deplores the Queensland Government's decision to abandon the state's eradication program for yellow crazy ants, one of the world's worst invasive species.
17 November 2012. The Invasive Species Council deplores the Queensland Government decision to abandon the state's eradication program for yellow crazy ants, one of the world's worst invasive species.
23 October 2012. The chance to comprehensively tackle one of the greatest threats to the environment alongside climate change could be squandered under new federal biosecurity laws.
16 October 2012. Aid and development agencies are courting disaster in Africa by promoting Australian wattles, warns Invasive Species Council biologist Tim Low, whose paper reviewing the problem was published this week in Biological Invasions.
9 July 2012. The federal government has given the Australian community a once-in-a-century opportunity to have a say in new quarantine and biosecurity legislation now open for public comment.
21 June 2012. The Australian Government must stem the rising tide of environmental pests by creating a national body tasked with harnessing the energy and brainpower of community volunteers already battling the nationÃï¿½Â¢Ãï¿½Â¯Ãï¿½Â¿Ãï¿½Â½Ãï¿½Â¯Ãï¿½Â¿Ãï¿½Â½s escalating weed and feral animal crisis, the Invasive Species Council said today.
19 June 2012. The Invasive Species Council today released detailed information showing that the Game Council model's for recreational hunting, due to be expanded into NSW national parks, is costly, ineffective and likely to have adverse outcomes.
13 June 2012. While the world's eyes turn to London for the 2012 Olympics this year, former Australian champion John Landy will be channelling the focus and determination that made him a world-beater into taking on the country's growing weed and feral animal problems. Mr Landy joins the Invasive Species Council as its patron.
31 May 2012. The Invasive Species Council today condemned a decision by the NSW Government to open up about 40% of national parks and reserves to hunting.
13 April 2012. Iconic Australian landscapes such as Kakadu and Lamington national parks will remain at the mercy of newly invading pests and diseases if new biosecurity and quarantine laws continue to be dominated by agricultural interests, the Invasive Species Council warned today.
12 February 2012. Australia's national floral emblem the golden wattle is now a sitting duck for newly evolving plant pests after the Australian Government failed to deal with the recent invasion of myrtle rust, a deadly plant-killing disease that has infested NSW, Queensland and most recently Victoria.
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