This page contains links to selected media reports on rabbit issues and rabbit control.
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Rewilding the Western Quoll
Western Quolls are benefitting from, and contributing to, ‘rewilding’ programs with controls for cats, foxes and rabbits. See the full blog from Rewilding Australia (2015) Continue reading→
For information on what makes rabbits so rascally, see the article from Atlas Obscura (2015).
Louis Pasteur and the $10m rabbit reward
This article from ABC News provides an interesting look at the history of the rabbit in Australia.
From bestselling book to opera: The Rabbits are unleashed on stage
John Marsden’s children’s book titled The Rabbits has been recreated for the stage, an interesting look at the devastation caused by rabbits in Australia, but... Continue reading→
RHDV story on ABC TV Landline program, March 2007
The ABC TV program Landline featured a story on rabbits and RHDV on March 25. The story looked back over the 11 years that RHDV... Continue reading→
Australia after rabbits, ECOS Magazine, 2003
Since its escape from Wardang Island, SA, in 1995 rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) has caused massive mortalities in Australia’s rabbit populations. The crash in rabbit... Continue reading→
ECOS Magazine article, Dec 2011
ECOS magazine, an online based publication produced by the CSIRO, has published the timely article entitled: Rabbits’ resurgence puts the bush under pressure By Rachel... Continue reading→
New research role to boost rabbit control
Efforts to reduce the destructive impact of rabbits have been enhanced with the appointment by Industry & Investment (I&I) NSW of research scientist Tarnya Cox... Continue reading→
Joint funding for eradication of rabbits on Macquarie Island
RFA has received letters from both the Hon. Paula Wriedt, MHA, Minister for Tourism, Arts & the Environment, Tasmania, and the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, Federal... Continue reading→