Eradicating cats, rats, rabbits and mice to protect native species.
"This latest carp outbreak reinforces the need for action..." Read the media release.
We're touring areas impacted by carp. Check out the dates and locations!
Check out the latest news on the NCCP process
Research to calculate total weight of carp. Click to read the media release.
U.S. researchers considering use of carp virus for biocontrol.
Researchers are working to understand river flows, blue-green algae and carp.
World-class economic research to inform NCCP recommendations.
We have to get carp out of the way, to get better bang for our buck.
This work will provide confidence that an informed decision will be made by the government at the end of 2018.
“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.