National Feral Cat and Fox Management Coordinator

Summary

The National Feral Cat and Fox Management Coordinator’s scope of activities will be focused in seven priority bushfire-affected regions and EPBC Act priority species.

They will participate in national workshops and meetings, support the implementation of the Threat Abatement Plans for feral cat and fox predation and promote community monitoring and best practice management activities.

This will include but may not be limited to:

  • Being an active member of the feral cat taskforce
  • Facilitating engagement between state governments, NRMs, land managers, farmers and NGOs, to work together to promote regional scale humane, effective and justifiable feral cat and fox control.
  • support establishment or on-going community-led feral cat and fox management programs
  • communicate best practice control methods, science, research and responsible domestic cat ownership.
Status

Commenced

Objectives

The objectives of this project are to:

  • achieve increased cooperation of stakeholders on feral cat and fox control
  • support a greater knowledge base and sharing of information and data on feral cat and fox control to support the protection of the EPBC Act species after the project ends
  • improve understanding by the broader community of the need for fox / cat control to support environmental assets and agricultural productivity
  • enhance recovery and resilience of priority threatened species is increased through greater stakeholder cooperation, sharing of information, and improved data.

Project Leader



Gillian Basnett
Project Partners

This project is supported by the Australian Government’s $200 million Bushfire Recovery Program for wildlife and their habitat.

Subscribe to our newsletter