This page contains links to selected media reports on rabbit issues and rabbit control.
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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→
Rabbits reduce albatross breeding success
Long term monitoring on Macquarie Island has shown that when rabbit populations were high the probability of albatross breeding dropped by one to two thirds.... Continue reading→
Blowflies tracking calicivirus
Blowflies are looking increasingly promising as an additional way to monitor the extent of calicivirus across Australia. A team led by Robyn Hall (CSIRO) have... Continue reading→
31st Newsletter Available
The real story behind Easter Bunny, latest grants from Rabbit-Free Australia, or an update on calicivirus – no matter what your interest there is something... Continue reading→
Modelling virus transmission
Modelling virus transmission in a population is nothing new for researchers assisted be Rabbit-Free Australia in their work on wild rabbits. Similar models are also... Continue reading→
Bushfire Recovery = Rabbit control time
The importance of rabbit control to aid bushland regeneration after fires has been stressed by the Foundation for Rabbit-Free Australia, through the media and correspondence... Continue reading→
Latest Rabbit-Free Newsletter
The 31st Newsletter from Rabbit-Free Australia is now available. It has been sent to all Foundation members and is available for on-line viewing. If you... Continue reading→
Long term benefits from rabbit control.
The long term benefits of rabbit control are likely to outweigh the short term costs for native species affected by ‘prey-switching’, is the conclusion of... Continue reading→