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

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May 2017

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Frequently asked questions in relation to carp control.

November 2018

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May 2019

Consultation

Leading a national conversation on carp and our waterways.

May 2019

The Carp Problem

Common carp are the worst pest species affecting freshwater ecosystems in south-eastern Australia. Carp completely dominate our freshwater fish communities in southeastern Australia.

May 2019

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A National Carp Control Plan (NCCP) is being prepared to explore possible release of the carp virus.

May 2019

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The latest news on carp control. View all news.

MAY 2019

March 2019 Progress report

NCCP project time line and project updates

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DECEMBER 2018

December 2018 Progress Report published

The Australian Government has approved the extension of NCCP to December 2019, an additional year from the original December 20...

NOVEMBER 2018

National Carp Control Plan Update - 23 November 2018

New Program Manager to take on delivery of drafting National Carp Control Plan from December 2018.

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OCTOBER 2018

Carpageddon: Herpes virus plan on hold as more research is put into risks of carp control

'Carpageddon' won't be seen for at least another 12 months in Australia, with the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources...

OCTOBER 2018

Extension of National Carp Control Plan

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has approved a 12 month extension for the development of the National Carp Co...

NCCP Sept 2018 progress report
OCTOBER 2018

September 2018 Progress Report published

NCCP progress continues with community consultation

Events

Carp events in Australia.

15
OCT
2019
Australian Society for Fish Biology Conference 2019
30
MAY
2018
NCCP Forum | Forbes, NSW.
6 pm – 8 pm
Forbes Inn Hotel, 43 Rankin St, Forbes
22
MAY
2018
NCCP Webinar | Dead carp and water quality with Joe Pera
6 PM AEST
Online
14
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
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