About

The Centre for Invasive Species Solution is a national collaborative research, development and extension organisation, formed to tackle the ongoing threat from invasive species. Initially focusing on vertebrate pest threats. Invasive Animals Limited is the company which manages the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions.

The Centre for Invasive Species Solutions bring together government, industry and research partners to create a coordinated, collaborative and innovative set of research and extension projects. Download our Centre’s strategic summary 2017-2022

 

OUR VISION

Through scientific leadership and alliances we will act as a catalyst to deliver ethical invasive species solutions in Australia and beyond.

OUR MISSION

We are in the business of creating and brokering powerful and efficient large-scale invasive species RD&E collaborations.

OUR VALUES

As a service and member-oriented company, the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions (CISS) strives to be:

WE ARE END USER AND DEMAND DRIVEN.

Knowledge and innovation to meet the needs of industry, government and the community to reduce the impact of invasive species.

WE WILL HAVE STRONG PARTNER ENGAGEMENT.

An inclusive and engaged culture to drive innovation through collaboration.

WE HAVE SHARED MISSION FOR EFFICIENT RESULTS.

Government-industry partnerships to invest in shared outcomes. Delivery of collaborative solutions to maximise investor returns.

WE HAVE A NATIONAL REACH.

Focus on new technologies and management practices that have national and international application delivered through a partnership model.

WE RESEARCH TO EXTENSION SCOPE.

Connecting world class research capability to agencies and staff that can drive innovation into on-ground practice.

Our research, development and innovation projects listed on this site fall under three categories:

  1. Portfolio Research #1 (download the PDF summary here) – a core research and development program built around the Australian Government’s $20 million investment along with significant investment and in kind support from our members and partners.
  2. Portfolio Aligned Research – key research and development projects closely aligned to the portfolio but funded through external mechanisms
  3. Externally contracted research – a small number of projects funded through external grants but not currently aligned to our major portfolio.

 

OUR COMMUNITY

The Centre for Invasive Species Solutions is governed by an independent skills-based board and managed by a core team of staff based in our head office. We have a number of world class research leaders who lead our innovation portfolio.


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