The Invasive Species Council publishes a range of reports ranging from critiques of government policy through to background documents and essays covering emerging invasive species issues:
This report was released in August 2010 and calls for better weed laws, policies and funding in NSW to tackle weed invasions that are overwhelming authorities and landholders.
Tall Wheat Grass (Lophopyrum ponticum) has the potential to invade more than half the state of Victoria and is putting numerous threatened species at risk. It is a far greater threat than the salinity problem it is meant to solve.
In Australia, invasive species are one of the most ubiquitous and severe threats to biodiversity. We are notorious for having lost by far the highest number of mammals in recent times, with foxes and cats in most of these extinctions.
A critique by ISC policy officer Dr Carol Booth of 'Recreational hunting and its place within Australia', an issue of the Australian Shooters Journal.
Feral animals cause severe damage to Australian wildlife and ecosystems. The Invasive Species Council strongly advocates eradication and control of feral animal populations to protect environmental values. But is recreational hunting an effective way of achieving this?
The Invasive Species Council's preliminary assessment of a Victorian State Government plan inviting expressions of interest from landholders to take part in a scheme to facilitate recreational hunting of quail, duck and deer on private properties.
In this ground-breaking report the Invasive Species Council warns that most plants being promoted as biofuels in Australia are serious weeds that should not be grown.