Media releases

For media enquiries contact NWDAP communications coordinator Riccarda Brindley on 0429 025 074 or

29 June 2020

New National Wild Dog Action Plan launched

The National Wild Dog Action Plan (NWDAP) 2020-30 is Australia’s new blueprint for humane, best practice wild dog management.

National Wild Dog Action Plan

29 June 2020

National approach to managing wild dog scourge

David Littleproud, Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management

28 April 2020

New National Wild Dog Action Plan videos on how to keep a wild dog problem ‘licked’

Producers are applying the NWDAP's principles of wild dog management and getting results.

National Wild Dog Action Plan

24 March 2020

Learn how to use ‘Muzzles for Working Dog Safety’ in just one click

National Wild Dog Action Plan

2 December 2019

SA Wild Dog Program ‘Biteback’ celebrates 10 years of success

Landscape South Australia

26 November 2019

National Wild Dog Action Plan proves worth in review

National Wild Dog Action Plan

17 November 2019

The facts about Victoria’s aerial baiting program

National Wild Dog Action Plan

14 October 2019

Knowledge sharing builds confidence in SA Dog Fence rebuild project

National Wild Dog Action Plan

10 October 2019

Crowd funding the solution for wild dog fence project ‘down to the wire’

The Karara Gore Wild Dog Management Group turned to crowd funding to solve a shortfall of materials to complete their exclusion fencing project.

National Wild Dog Action Plan

8 September 2019

New Midlands Biosecurity Group for WA

National Wild Dog Action Plan

8 September 2019

Wild dogs push threatened koala populations towards extinction

National Wild Dog Action Plan

8 September 2019

New face of Queensland’s central west

National Wild Dog Action Plan

8 September 2019

NWDAP launches new organic guidelines

National Wild Dog Action Plan

8 September 2019

What’s for dinner?

National Wild Dog Action Plan

8 September 2019

Two-day wild dog and pig workshop

National Wild Dog Action Plan

6 August 2019

Rinse and repeat – How wild dog groups are using the National Wild Dog Action Plan template to tackle feral pigs

National Wild Dog Action Plan

4 July 2019

SA Dog Fence project rebuilding hope in state’s pastoral zone

The $25 million project to repair South Australia’s ailing dog fence and restore pastoralists faith in their future is underway.

National Wild Dog Action Plan

6 June 2019

FeralScan active in WA

National Wild Dog Action Plan

6 June 2019

Baiting programs reduce wild dog impacts in Murray/Riverina district

National Wild Dog Action Plan

6 June 2019

Success at last for Esperance State Barrier Fencing saga

National Wild Dog Action Plan

6 June 2019

Industry positive about National Wild Dog Action Plan progress

National Wild Dog Action Plan

26 April 2019

Victorian case studies in wild dog control: the journey, the experience and how it works now.

National Wild Dog Management Plan

27 March 2019

Is the dingo a true-blue native Australian species? Taxonomists say no.

National Wild Dog Action Plan

22 March 2019

SW QLD Wild Dog Coordinator making a difference

National Wild Dog Action Plan

22 March 2019

SA workshop spreads the word about wild dogs

South Australia’s Wild Dog Coordinator Marty Bower spends weeks at a time in the more remote areas of the state.

National Wild Dog Action Plan

22 March 2019

Wild dog management supported from both sides of the fence

National Wild Dog Management Plan

6 February 2019

New video explains multi-tool approach to wild dog control

National Wild Dog Action Plan

26 October 2018

Proactive wild dog management pays dividends in the west

National Wild dog Action Plan

29 August 2018

NWDAP responds to recent calls to phase out 1080 baiting

National Wild Dog Action Plan

27 August 2018

1080 poison baiting – the facts

National Wild Dog Action Plan

6 August 2018

Industry drives National Wild Dog Action Plan agenda

National Wild Dog Action Plan

12 June 2018

Boost to wild dog support for livestock producers

Livestock producers in North and North West Queensland now have access to a wild dog specialist.

National Wild Dog Action Plan

11 March 2018

More communities take the bait and commit to long term pest control

National Wild Dog Action Plan

13 November 2017

The wild dog problem in suburbia

A new video has been launched to create further awareness of wild dog management in peri-urban areas.

National Wild Dog Action Plan

28 August 2017

Cluster fencing keeping wild dogs out

NWDAP and RAPAD have released a new video highlighting the success of the cluster fencing project in central western Queensland.

National Wild Dog Action Plan

3 August 2017

An environmentally responsible option for invasive species control

National Wild Dog Action Plan

20 June 2017

Wild dog management champions making local impacts

National Wild Dog Action Plan

10 May 2017

Celebrating the life of a true wild dog control advocate

National Wild Dog Action Plan

6 March 2017

Dingo diets do not discriminate

National Wild Dog Action Plan

6 March 2017

Natural Australian toxin protecting plants and wildlife from predators

Many people are unaware that the poison 1080 is the most environmentally-sensitive and target-specific poison available.

Greg Mifsud, National Wild Dog Management Coordinator

2 March 2017

First Training Pilot completed for Pest Animal Controllers

National Wild Dog Action Plan

16 June 2016

Communities winning the war against wild dogs

National Wild Dog Action Plan

11 June 2016

ABC Landline: Feature on wild dogs

National Wild Dog Action Plan

18 March 2016

Collaborative effort welcomed in Queensland wild dog management

NWDAP welcomes the recent announcement of a joint Australian-Queensland Government offer of more than $5.2 million to assist landholders in Central Western Queensland to construct cluster fencing and complete aerial baiting.

National Wild Dog Action Plan

21 December 2015

ABC Rural: Cost of attacks by wild dogs on livestock and native animals much greater than previously thought

National Wild Dog Action Plan

22 May 2015

​$1.35 million additional funding for National Wild Dog Action Plan​

National Wild Dog Action Plan​

24 February 2015

Maintaining vigilance pays off for wild dog control

National Wild Dog Action Plan

29 September 2014

National Wild Dog Action Plan launched

National Wild Dog Action Plan

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