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Rabbits: a threat to conservation and natural resource management

It takes less than one rabbit per hectare to prevent the successful regeneration of many of our common native trees and shrubs. This means that many rabbit-infested patches of remnant native vegetation can’t sustain themselves naturally and are in slow decline – but unfortunately this often goes unnoticed. Whether you are a land-owner who conserves […]

Reference Type
Generic
Year
2008
Author
Brian Cooke, Steve McPhee and Quentin Hart

Conservation and Land Management Training Package RTD02. Sector Booklet Part D. Sector Specific Information. Vertebrate Pest Management

This project supported the development of nationally accredited training packages to feed into national competency standards for vertebrate pest management.

Reference Type
Project
Year
Author
Rural Training Council of Australia

PASTORAL LAND MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION ACT

An Act to make provision for the management and conservation of pastoral land; and for other purposes. Objects include the prevention of degradation of the land and its indigenous plant and animal life.

Reference Type
Legislation
Year
1989
Author
Government of South Australia

SOIL CONSERVATION AND LAND CARE ACT

An Act to provide for the conservation and rehabilitation of the land of this State; and for other purposes.

Reference Type
Legislation
Year
1989
Author
Government of South Australia

SOIL AND LAND CONSERVATION ACT

An Act to provide for the conservation of land and soil, to establish a land and soil conservation council, and for related purposes.

Reference Type
Legislation
Year
1945
Author
Government of Western Australia

Catchment and Property Planning Meningie Districts (S3101)

Survey of farmers knowledge of Property Management Planning (PMP); Publicity; Liaison/planning for PMP workshops; planning for soil pit fields; group formation (1st workshop); reporting; revegetation; fencing; weed & vermin control; control of weeds on Narrung Peninsula; the Narrung Peninsula Soil Board proposed making Narrung Peninsula a rabbit-hare-fox-other feral animals-free zone.

Reference Type
Project
Year
1991
Author
Landcare

Integrated Rabbit Control – a key to sustainable arid lands

The main objective is to ensure that land managers include rabbit control as an integral part of the sustainable use of rangelands and to: improve rabbit control techniques; manage total grazing pressure; increase risk management through drought tolerances/reserves; stabilise the decline in biodiversity. This project is also aimed at supporting land managers to take ownership […]

Reference Type
Project
Year
1996
Author
Department of Primary Industries (SA)

Old Man Saltbush Revegetation Demonstration

To correct major land and vegetation problems, such as rabbits, woody weeds, lack of perennial feed, lack of regeneration of native species, overgrazing. Until rabbits are controlled it will be impossible to overcome any of the other major land management problems. Many areas are massively overstocked on rabbits alone. The emphasis for rabbits will be […]

Reference Type
Project
Year
1992
Author
Tapio Landcare Group Inc

Elliston Sheringa Tooligie Rabbit Control Demonstration Project

Rabbits are a major cause of land degradation in hard limestone grazing country of Elliston-Sheringa-Tooligie area; production lost & regeneration of native vegetation inhibited. Many farmers discouraged. Series of demonstration sites to show 1st-hand rabbit-damage. The objective of this project is to increase the level of effective rabbit control activity in the area, with consequent […]

Reference Type
Project
Year
1993
Author
Elliston LeHunte Animal and Plant Control Board

Homebush Rabbit control Program

The main aim of this project is to reduce the local rabbit population in the Balranald shire. The major objective of this project was to assess local properties to determine the amount of rabbit infestation. After allocating areas of priority, a series of coordinated ripping operations with the Homebush Landcare Group and other Landcare groups […]

Reference Type
Project
Year
1991
Author
Homebush Landcare Group Inc

Rabbit Control and Bush Regeneration in Arid Lands

Rabbits contribute significantly to land degradation of pastoral lands and are a major economic and environmental concern for land managers. Previous experience of the Kingoonya Rabbit Control Group showed that effective rabbit control measures were not well understood by many land managers. Hands-on training in warren destruction was conducted to provide land managers with the […]

Reference Type
Fact Sheet
Year
1998
Author
Kingoonya Rabbit Control Group

Vertebrate Pest Research Unit (VPRU)

The Vertebrate Pest Research Unit, located at NSW DPI?s Orange Agricultural Institute, undertakes research which addresses industry priorities in relation to vertebrate pest management and, increasingly, the management of environmental pests. The aim is to improve agricultural production and enhance conservation values through the reduced impact of vertebrate pests. The unit?s applied research has direct […]

Reference Type
Website
Year
2005
Author
NSW Department of Primary Industries

Conservation and Land Management Act

An Act to make better provision for the use, protection, and management of certain public lands and waters and the flora and fauna thereof, to establish authorities to be responsible therefor, and for incidental or connected purposes. Provides for the preparation of management plans, in consultation with the public, to achieve the objectives of management […]

Reference Type
Legislation
Year
1984
Author
Government of Western Australia

Nature Conservation Act

The object of this act is the conservation of nature. This is to be achieved by an integrated and comprehensive conservation strategy that includes: the gathering of information and community education; the dedication and declaration of protected areas; the management of protected areas; the protection of native wildlife and its habitat; the use of protective […]

Reference Type
Legislation
Year
1992
Author
Queensland Government

National Parks and Wildlife Act

An Act to provide for the establishment and management of reserves for public benefit and enjoyment; to provide for the conservation of wildlife in a natural environment; and for other purposes. Requires plans of management and conservation to be developed and implemented in National Parks located in the State.

Reference Type
Legislation
Year
1972
Author
Government of South Australia

Endangered Species Protection Act

The objects of this Act are to promote the recovery of species and ecological communities that are endangered or vulnerable; to prevent other species and ecological communities from becoming endangered; to reduce conflict in land management through readily understood mechanisms relating to conservation; to provide for public involvement in conservation; and to encourage co-operative management […]

Reference Type
Legislation
Year
1992
Author
Commonwealth Government

Taranaki Regional Council’s self-help possum control programme

This paper presents the background to the preparation of the Regional Pest Management Plan focussing on the main elements of the self-help scheme and commenting on the scheme’s performance since its adoption in May 1992. The idea behind the self-help plan is that the primary responsibility for possum management should rest with the landuser, with […]

Reference Type
Journal Article
Year
1993
Author
W. E. Bayfield

Land Management Issues: Attitudes and Perceptions Amongst Aboriginal people of Central Australia

Aboriginal attitudes and perceptions of land management issues differ considerably from those of mainstream land managers. Explanations for the nature and condition of land and resources have their root in Aboriginal culture rather than in the western scientific paradigm. This is an issue of great importance when looking at any of the activities which take […]

Reference Type
Report
Year
1995
Author
Rose, B