Category Archives: Pest Control

Co-ordinated Pest Control Management vital

Shooters, Fishers and Farmers MLC Rick Mazza says an appropriate and timely response to Western Australia’s invasive plant and animal pests is required following the release of the Auditor General’s Managing the Impact of Plant and Animal Pests: Follow-up report. Mr Mazza said his Game and Feral Animal Control Bill 2018, which he read...

Declining kangaroo harvest numbers see Dramatic Population increase

A parliamentary question without notice by the Hon Rick Mazza MLC of the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party has revealed kangaroo numbers in Western Australia have dramatically increased in four years due to declining harvest numbers of annual quotas. Red kangaroo population estimates were 1,825,760 last year up from 409,422 in 2014, rep...

Pest animal control – involving hunting and shooting groups

The Department of Parks and Wildlife undertakes pest animal control programs across 26 million hectares of department-managed lands, and where possible unallocated crown land and unmanaged reserves, to reduce their impacts on biodiversity and other conservation values. Target species include feral goats and other large feral herbivores, f...

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