The NSW Government is taking a regional approach to pest
animal management through the development of regional
strategic pest animal management plans.
Major pest animals such as rabbits, carp, pigs, foxes and dogs to
name a few are estimated to cost the NSW economy
approximately $170 million annually.
The plans will be developed in consultation with stakeholders
and the community to ensure strong and responding pest animal
risk management, that is outcomes focused and based on
A regional approach to pest animal management will ensure that
pest animal management tools, actions and investments are
catered to the needs and impacts experienced in each region.
The Draft Regional Strategic Pest Animal Management Plan will
be available from 8 March at www.lls.nsw.gov.au/pestplan and
three community information sessions are being held. All
sessions will commence at 11.00 am and conclude at 1.00 pm
Date: 3 March
Venue: Kempsey RSL
Location: Coffs Harbour
Date: 14 March
Venue: CeX Club
Date: 16 March
Venue: Lismore City Hall