Invasive Animals

Invasive animals are those which are not native to Tasmania and could aggressively invade and establish in the state if they gain a foothold or are freely allowed to spread.

Not wanted! A range of invasive animals pose a serious threat to biodiversity in Tasmania and have the potential for significant impacts on the state's unique wildlife, environment and agriculture.

In this Topic

  • Invasive Mammals
    Early detection allows a rapid response to invasive threats. You can assist in keeping invasive species out of Tasmania by being on the lookout for the animals below.
  • Invasive Birds
    Not wanted! You can assist in keeping invasive species out of Tasmania by being on the lookout for these invasive birds.
  • Invasive Freshwater Species
    Information about freshwater species, such as fish, turtles and algae, that are Not Wanted in Tasmania.
  • Invasive Species - Other Pests
    Information on bird control, ants and insects and other invertebrate pests.

Contact

Invasive Species Enquiries
Invasive Species Branch
165 Westbury Road
PROSPECT TAS 7250
Phone: 03 6777 2200
Fax: 03 6336 5453
Email: invasivespecies@dpipwe.tas.gov.au