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

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.

What we are doing

What we're doing


Frequently asked questions in relation to carp control.

Science Advisory Group

Science Advisory Group provides scientific advice to IPAC and the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC).

Operations Working Group

Operations working group

Communications Working Group

Communications Working Group


Research Page


Leading a national conversation on carp and our waterways.




The latest on NCCP progress

Previous research

Previous Research Page

NCCP research projects

Research Projects

NCCP research topics

Issues papers

Riverside stories

Riverside Stories

NCCP responds to UK researcher

NCCP responds to UK researcher