Controlling invasive animals is complex. They are typically highly mobile and adaptable. They often have few natural predators or fatal diseases. Many invasive animals have high reproductive rates, meaning they can multiply quickly.
Effective, long-term control of invasive animals is best achieved by combining several species-specific control methods.
The effective management of invasive animals requires commitment and action from all stakeholders. Council is leading a collaborative and integrated approach in protecting our region from invasive species.
Council is working in collaboration with state government and other local governments, community groups and land holders to protect against invasive animals.
As part of each CPE program, council notifies properties within the vicinity of a control area.
Council provides a range of services to the community to assist in managing invasive species.