Wild Dog & Pest Control

NSW farmers to seek action on Victoria’s wild dog control

NEW South Wales livestock farmers have taken up the call for government-to-government action on Victoria’s weakening wild dog controls…Read More

Sheep Central, July 12, 2024

Free fox baits offered for Northern Tableland NSW program

FREE fox baits are being offered in New South Wales’s Northern Tablelands region for the first time in an effort to boost landholder participation in a control program this month…Read More

Sheep Central, June 17, 2024

New drive to reinstate wild dog control in north-west Victoria

LEADING wild dog control proponent Geoff Power has urged the reinstatement of the dingo unprotection order in north-west Victoria after a national taxonomy body declared Australia’s dingoes are considered a breed of dog…Read More

Sheep Central, June 12, 2024

Dingo attacks increase in north-west Victoria as meetings called

NORTH-WEST Victorian sheep producers believe dingo attacks on livestock are increasing as the State Government starts to organise meetings with landowners…Read More

Terry Sim, May 27, 2024

PAPPutty launched for wild dog and fox control

A NEW welfare-positive lethal trap device to improve wild dog and fox control has been launched…Read More

Sheep Central, May 20, 2024

New national rabbit biocontrol ‘arms race’ strategy released

A NATIONAL strategy to fight rabbits with a pipeline of existing and new biocontrol agents has been released…Read More

Sheep Central, May 15, 2024

Dingoes are killing sheep, but no control permit allowed

A NORTH-WEST Victorian sheep producer has been denied a permit to control a dingo attacking his sheep despite the State Government conceding “on the balance of probability” that dingoes have killed his livestock…Read More

Terry Sim, May 6, 2024

Senate report calls for moves to limit spread of fire ants

A SENATE report on the eradication efforts targeting fire ants in south-east Queensland has highlighted a severe and concerning lack of transparency from the primary organisation responsible for administering the program aimed at halting the spread of this destructive pest…Read More

Emma Alsop, April 22, 2024

VFF seeks government commitments on wild dog control

VICTORIA’S peak farmer body has urged north-west livestock producers to report all wild dog interactions as it seeks government commitments to avoid further attacks on sheep and cattle after the lifting of a dingo ‘unprotection’ order in the region…Read More

Sheep Central, April 18, 2024

Vic sheep producer under dog attack told not to scare dingoes

A NORTH-WEST Victorian sheep producer has been told he must convince authorities a wild dog or dingo attacked his sheep and that he has implemented all reasonable and effective non-lethal..Read More

Terry Sim, April 15, 2024

DEECA response to north-west Vic dog attacks is cameras

THE Victorian Government has delayed a north-west sheep producer’s wildlife control permit application while it awaits photographic evidence that dingoes or wild dogs are responsible for killing sheep on his property…Read More

Terry Sim, April 12, 2024

South Australians seek action on Victorian wild dog changes

REMOVAL of north-west Victoria’s livestock protection order against wild dogs has sparked action by South Australian livestock producers concerned about the likelihood of increased dog attacks in South Australia…Read More

Terry Sim, April 10, 2024

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