The National Feral Pig Action Plan

National Feral Pig Action Plan

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Feral Pigs FAQ

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about feral pigs and the Feral Pig Action Plan.

Feral Pigs Fact Sheet

Infographic on feral pig activities, including research & development.

Feral Pigs in Australia

Report produced for the National Feral Pig Management Plan.

Feral Pigs Social Tile

Download this social tile to promote the National Feral Pig Action Plan.


Information on how to plan, manage and improve pest animal control.

AHC ASF Feral Pig Task Group

Report produced by the AHC African swine fever Feral Pig Task Group.

National Feral Pig Action Plan

National Stakeholder Survey

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List of Survey Questions

Full list of survey questions

Survey Results Fact Sheet

Summary of key findings of the survey

Final Report

Complete set of survey outcomes

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Stakeholder Forums

Stakeholder Forum

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presentations click below.

Stakeholder Update - December 2020

The recorded presentation by Dr. Heather Channon, National Feral Pig Management Coordinator, outlining the key goals, objectives and actions in the draft National Feral Pig Action Plan is now available to download. Please click below.


Watch the recorded webinars below for more information.

Collared – Glen Innes Natural Resources Advisory Committee
Webinar on strategies to improve feral pig management. Recorded Tuesday 8 September 2020.

Western NSW Pest Chat Webinar Series - Episode 1: Feral Pigs

Webinar recorded Tuesday 1 December 2020. Featuring presentations from well-known experts Darren Marshall (Southern Queensland Landscapes) and Barry Kelly (Gotabug). The presentations cover: how to know if you have feral pigs on your property, how to monitor feral pig population levels for successful control, and cost effective feral pig control.

Western NSW Pest Chat Webinar - Series Episode 3: General Biosecurity Duty and FeralScan use

Webinar recorded Tuesday 9 February 2021. Charles Benson from Western Local Land Services presented on the White Spaces project — a project that outlines the responsibilities of landholders in managing pest animals and what is being done to address landholders that are not participating in pest animal management. Following Charles' presentation, Emma Sawyers from NSW Department of Primary Industries talked about how to use FeralScan and the benefits it provides for landholders and their stakeholders in the fight against pest animals.

The Damage Feral Pigs do to your Hip Pocket

Are you aware of pig damage in your crops or to livestock enterprises, but find it difficult to quantify the extent of the damage, and what that equates to in dollar terms? To answer this question North West Local Land Services have worked with AgEcon to undertake a study that puts figures on the real cost of feral pigs on several different enterprises and to compare control options. Catch up on the webinar held 11 February 2021.

Feral pig impacts on conservation and food production in Australia

Thursday 25 March 2021 at 2 pm AEDT, the National Feral Pig Action Plan featured on a Landcare Australia as a live webinar hosted by Mick Taylor. A presentation was given by Heather Channon, followed by a discussion accompanied by Troy Crittle of NSW Department of Primary Industries.

National Feral Pig Action Plan

Upcoming Events

Pest Animal Management

New South Wales Local Land Services have several upcoming events in Pest Animal Management including 1080/Pindone Accreditation. Please refer the Local Land Services Events page to follow up what events are occurring for your region.

18th Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference - Online

24 - 27 May 2021 Virtual Event. The Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference (AVPC) has a long history as one of the regions keystone biosecurity related conferences bringing together practitioners, researchers, wildlife managers and policy advisors to network, share their stories and discuss the future of vertebrate pest management in Australia and beyond. In 2021, the conference is being hosted by the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions in partnership with Agriculture Victoria, and coordinated by Conference Logistics. In 2021, the conference has chosen “Feral Futures 2051” as the theme for the 18th AVPC. 2051 will mark the second half of the 21st century and research, innovation and new ideas will be imperative to ensure the future is as feral-free as possible.