This page contains links to selected media reports on rabbit issues and rabbit control.
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Summer rabbits – how to respond
Early summer can result in more sightings of rabbits, especially young ones born since breeding that was stimulated by spring rainfall. The RHDV1-K5 virus has... Continue reading→
Annual Report 2020 now available
Foundation Chair, Wayne Meyer, presented the Annual Report for 2019-20 at the Foundation for Rabbit-Free Australia’s recent AGM. The meeting was held as a video-meeting... Continue reading→
Search to begin for the next rabbit bio-control.
First there was myxomatosis, then RHDV, but what is next? Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) are funding CSIRO to search for the next potential rabbit... Continue reading→
Revamped Pest Management Website – Rabbit control guides
The PestSmart website, which provides best practice guides for rabbits and other vertebrate pests, has been revamped by the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions. Structured... Continue reading→
Feral cats inquiry
A submission from Foundation for Rabbit-Free Australia was one of over hundred received by the Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy as part of... Continue reading→
Rabbits = headaches in the Adelaide Hills
Rabbits are rampant throughout the Adelaide Hills at present, according to listeners of ABC Radio Adelaide. Residents have called in from across the Hills with... Continue reading→
Rabbit-Free Australia memberships are now available for 2020-21. Members enable the Foundation to promote rabbit-related research, raise awareness of rabbit issues, and support on-ground control... Continue reading→
Managing Invasive Species – impacts & indicators
Invasive species are credited with reducing global GDP by 5% (see the article by Dropulich), but it is difficult to get a real handle on... Continue reading→
Landline tells Myxo story.
Medical doctor and scientist, Dame Jean Macnamara, is credited with making Myxomatosis the great success story of biological control and applied science that it is.... Continue reading→
Advancing Pest Control Solutions
Proposals to advance pest control solutions, improve existing control methods, or develop ‘farm ready’ control tools are being sought by the Australian Government. $13 million... Continue reading→
Rabbits damaging crops in WA Central Wheatbelt
Rabbit numbers in the West Australian central wheatbelt have built up to levels that damage crops and pastures, according to the Central Wheatbelt Biosecurity Association.... Continue reading→
Geelong Council plans rabbit control
‘Rabbits have caused serious damage to habitats, vegetation and farmland throughout our region’, according to Geelong Mayor, Stephanie Asher. The Geelong Council believe controlling rabbits,... Continue reading→