“The National Carp Control Plan is a process, not a foregone conclusion,” says Mr Barwick.
This plan is the blueprint for how we will answer key questions...
Carp currently make up a huge percentage of the fish biomass throughout the Murray-Darling Basin.
Releasing the exotic Koi herpes virus into Australian waterways in a bid to wipe out up to two million carp will not go ahead if the risks outweigh the benefits.
Invasive species have had devastating impacts in Australia, and continue to be a major problem.
Booming River Murray carp population highlights need for solution to pest problem, say herpes researchers
A recent explosion of carp in the River Murray shows a solution is needed to control the pest now more than ever, researchers in charge of the carp herpes virus program say.
Recent international interest shown in Australia’s National Carp Control Plan (NCCP).
The war to rid our waterways of one of Australia's most devastating pests, the common carp, has received a boost today with the appointment of a national coordinator to develop the Coalition Government's $15 million National Carp Control Plan.
One of the big announcements in this week's Budget was the commitment of $15 million over the next three years towards the National Carp Control Plan.