The National Feral Pig Action Plan

National Feral Pig Action Plan

Monthly Newsletters

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National Feral Pig Action Plan


Download the resources below for more information.

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.

National Feral Pig Action Plan

Upcoming Events

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Animal Diseases Symposium

Join Australia’s experts on Emergency Animal Diseases to hear the latest updates on the diseases which have made their mark in the region in 2020. These events are free, but registration is required.

Every Tuesday night in October, 5pm to 6:30pm.

National Feral Pig Action Plan

Recorded Webinars

Watch the 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.

Stakeholder Forum

The second Stakeholder Forum for the National Feral Pig Action Plan (NFPAP) was held virtually on 2nd September 2020. The key objectives of the forum were to update stakeholders on the progress of the Action Plan’s development, outline the current status of feral pig activities and key opportunities, and inform stakeholders of key industry biosecurity issues. These presentations are available below for viewing.

John Maher

John Maher, Chair of the NFPAP, provided a brief update on the current status and opportunities with regard to feral pig management in Australia.

Dr Heather Channon

Dr Heather Channon, National Feral Pig Management Coordinator, presented on the structure and progress of the NFPAP as at 2 September 2020.

Zena Ronnfeldt

Zena Ronnfeldt, from Boss Agriculture, Dalby, Queensland, and a NFPAP Steering Group member (representing Agforce Queensland), conveyed the challenges of landholders dealing with feral pigs and the need for a NFPAP.

Leon Collins

Leon Collins, Deputy Chair and Leanne Erakovic, Executive Officer, Australian Banana Growers Council provided an insight into the successes, learnings and challenges of the Panama Disease Feral Pig Control Program.

Animal Health Committee 

An update on the outcomes and recommendations of the Animal Health Committee (AHC) African swine fever (ASF) Feral Pig Task Group, focussing on ASF preparedness and response was presented by Dr Hayley Pearson, Preparedness and Response Policy Officer, Northern Territory Department of Primary Industries and Resources; Dr. Allison Crook, Chief Veterinary Officer, Queensland and Chair of the Animal Health Committee ASF Feral Pig Task Group; and Dr. Sue Fitzpatrick, Chief Veterinary Officer, Northern Territory.