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Report Details


Committee Name:

Environment and Public Affairs Committee

House:

Legislative Council
Report Type:Report

Title:

Preventing the Entry and Establishment of Cane Toads into Western Australia
Report No:1
No of Pages:45
Physical Location:Legislative Council Committee Office

Presentation Date:

09/15/2005
Inquiry Name(s):Preventing the Entry and Establishment of Cane Toads in Western Australia


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The Committee made five recommendations in its report:

Recommendation 1:

The Committee recommends that the State continue to explore all means of preventing the entry and establishment of the cane toad in Western Australia.

Recommendation 2:

The Committee recommends that the Government ensure the adequate resourcing of government and non-government programs associated with managing the environmental, social, cultural and economic impact of the entry and establishment of the cane toad in Western Australia.

Recommendation 3:

The Committee recommends that the State Government, as a matter of priority, ensure that key biodiversity assets are identified and protected from the devastating effects of the establishment of the cane toad in Western Australia.

Recommendation 4:

The Committee recommends that the State Government ensure the adequate resourcing of research into mechanisms for the biological control of the cane toad.

Recommendation 5:

The Committee recommends that the State Government continue to call on the Federal Government to provide matched funding for cane toad initiatives in Western Australia.