National Carp Control PlanRestoring Native Biodiversity

Carp need to be controlled in Australia – we're working on how.

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May 2017

FAQ

Frequently asked questions in relation to carp control.

March 2018

Research

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March 2018

Consultation

Leading a national conversation on carp and our waterways.

April 2018

Communications Working Group

Communications Working Group

April 2018

Operations Working Group

Operations working group

April 2018

Policy Advisory Group

Policy Advisory Group (PAG) provides policy and legislative advice to IPAC and the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC).

News

The latest news on carp control. View all news.

Mason Lakes fishing competition Adelaide Advertiser
APRIL 2018

Mawson Lakes struggles with carp.

Carp costing the council and community $60,000/yr

Electrofishing in Shepparton
APRIL 2018

Controlling carp in Shepparton

Local council starts electrofishing: "Zap... zappity, zap, zap."

electrofishing for carp
APRIL 2018

Zapping carp at Kambah

ACT Government surveying carp populations.

Shepparton news article screenshot
APRIL 2018

North Central CMA improving native fish passage

Installation of new fishways helping natives move around the river.

Lake Keepit carp muster leaderboard
APRIL 2018

Lake Keepit carp muster nets 2000 fish

Organiser says the impact carp has on the region’s waterways is “huge”.

GRT fight in Qld
MARCH 2018

Hunting for natural assassins

Biosecurity Queensland thinks the answer to Giant Rat's Tail weed could already be in paddocks

Events

Carp events in Australia.

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APR
2018
Ozfish Sunraysia Catcha Carp Day
9 am
Butlers Creek, Victoria
25
MAR
2018
9 am – 12 pm
Putta Bucca wetlands, near Mudgee, NSW
25
MAR
2018
Wangaratta Carp Muster
7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Mullinmur Billabong
23
MAR
2018
10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Cowra saleyards
8
MAR
2018
NCCP Forum | Brisbane, Qld
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Karstens Building, Level 24, 215 Adelaide St, Brisbane City
6
MAR
2018
NCCP Forum | Beaudesert, Qld
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beaudesert RSL, William St, Beaudesert
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