This page contains links to selected media reports on rabbit issues and rabbit control.
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The arms race continues – myxoma vs wild rabbits
The myxoma virus found in Australia has evolved to better suppress the immune system of rabbits, according to a team of Australian and American researchers.... Continue reading→
Grants for rabbit control
The Victorian Rabbit Action Network is supporting a Victorian grants program to help with rabbit control. For more information, see the article in The Courier. Continue reading→
RFA Chairman’s Update
Fresh insights into all things RFA are available in the Chairman’s Reports, from May and August, 2017.
10 Billion Rabbits
Author of ‘Those Wild Rabbits’, Bruce Munday, is interviewed on the ABC Radio’s ‘Conversations’. Listen to the ABC interview for some great yarns about bunnies... Continue reading→
90 Years & Still Changing. RFA helps Koonamore.
The Koonamore vegetation monitoring reserve shows rabbit control is essential for the regeneration of many tree and shrub seedlings – and a donation from RFA... Continue reading→
Additional rabbit bio-control feasibility to be studied.
Plans are afoot to investigate the potential to add two parasites to the armoury in the battle against wild rabbits. Eimeria intestinalis and Eimeria flavescens... Continue reading→
Enlisting flies to track the spread of RHDV
RFA has funded a novel project to help track the spread of rabbit viruses across Australia. It is now accepted that flies are a vector... Continue reading→
How the bunny-rabbit shaped Australia
Bruce Munday, author of RFA supported book ‘Those Wild Rabbits’, has been interviewed on ABC Radio National by Phillip Adams. To hear the interview online,... Continue reading→
Calici helps threatened plains mouse
The spread of the Calici virus (RHDV) has been cited as a contributor to the recovery of the native Plains Mouse (pseudomys australis). Katherine Tuft,... Continue reading→
Calici virus K5 confirmed in all mainland States
The release of RHDV1-K5 across Australia has been hailed an early success, with wild rabbit deaths due to the virus now confirmed in all mainland... Continue reading→
K5 spreads in Victoria
Feral rabbits are beginning to die from RHDV1-K5 in Victoria, following the release of the virus at trial sites. Rabbits with the K5 calici strain... Continue reading→
Those Wild Rabbits – Unique new book
Rabbit Free Australia is a proud sponsor of a unique book about rabbits, and rabbit research, in Australia. ‘Those Wild Rabbits – How They Shaped Australia’,... Continue reading→