December 6, 2021|
Featured News, Media Releases
2 December 2021 The Australian Government funded a recent successful trial of thermal-assisted aerial control of fallow and red deer in the...
Read More → Joint media release: Thermal imaging puts heat on feral deer
August 30, 2021|
A new report by the Invasive Species Council, commissioned by the Bob Brown Foundation, proposes a feral deer management strategy to...
Read More → A report recommends a new approach to controlling Tasmania’s growing deer herd
June 3, 2021|
The report’s recommendations focus on improving data on the spread and impacts of feral deer; supporting the roll out of the National...
Read More → A new Senate inquiry report recommends that spread and impacts of feral deer be tackled head on
June 2, 2021|
Download the new Victorian Deer Strategy, prepared by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and the Department of...
Read More → The New Victorian Deer Strategy
April 19, 2022|
12 April 2022 – ABC News Thermal imaging cameras are being used for the first time in SA’s south-east to monitor feral deer...
Read More → Feral deer control project pursues pests ‘hiding’ in SA with heat-seeking helicopter cameras
10 March 2022 – ABC News Sambar dear are migrating further north They are the biggest feral deer in Australia and cause extensive...
Read More → Invasive sambar deer species continues spread into northern New South Wales
27 December 2021 – ABC News “We know these rainforests can recover from fire, but we also know deer have the capacity to...
Read More → Sambar deer are destroying rainforest canopy trees in fire-affected regions
March 31, 2022|
30 March 2022 – The Age The Victorian Government is developing a plan to control deer in peri-urban areas. Hunters will target feral...
Read More → Plan to rein deer growth on Melbourne’s outskirts
June 3, 2021|
Centre for Invasive Species Solution’s innovation showcase was hosted by the co-chairs of Parliamentary Friends of Primary Producers the...
Read More → National Feral Deer Management Coordinator attended CISS Innovation showcase at Parliament House
May 27, 2021|
This conference brought together practitioners, researchers, wildlife managers and policy advisors to network, share their stories and...
Read More → 18th Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference 25-27 May 2021
December 21, 2021|
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November 3, 2021|
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August 25, 2021|
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Read More → August 2021 Newsletter
June 4, 2021|
5 October 2020 Radio interview with National Deer Management Coordinator and how a National feral deer management plan is in development....
Read More → Victorian Country Hour
January 18, 2022|
Abstract Chital deer (Axis axis) are an ungulate species introduced to northern Queensland, Australia, in an environment where land is...
Read More → Dietary overlap between cattle and chital in the QLD dry tropics
Abstract Sambar (Rusa unicolor) are the most numerous and rapidly expanding of Australia’s six introduced deer species, however, there is...
Read More → Reproductive seasonality and rate of increase of wild Sambar deer in a new environment, VIC
Abstract Chital deer (Axis axis) were introduced to the Burdekin district of northern Queensland, Australia in 1886. Compared with most...
Read More → Decline in body condition and high drought mortality limit the spread of wild chital deer in north-east QLD
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