The National Feral Pig Action Plan

Fact sheets

Download the resources below for more information.

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.

AHC ASF Feral Pig Task Group

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

Impacts to the Beef Industry

Impacts to the beef industry

Factsheet produced to highlight the impact of feral pigs on the beef industry.

What's the plan?

What's the plan?

Some information on what the National Feral Pig Action Plan is all about

Do you have feral pigs?

Feral Pigs signs

Do you have feral pigs? This factsheet will go through some signs you can look for

Feral pig baiting- options available

Feral Pig Baiting

This document summarises the multiple feral pig baiting options available

Stakeholder Forums

The National Feral Pig Action Plan holds regular stakeholder forums. These virtual forums aim to update stakeholders on the progress of the Plan’s implementation, and presents key issues and activities around Australia on feral pig management. 



Watch the recorded webinars below for more information.

AgForce QLD- The Big Plan to Get Rid of Feral Pigs

23rd September

On 23 September, Dr Heather Channon, NFPAP Management Coordinator, and Zena Ronnfeldt, Dalby producer and NFPAP IC representative, presented this webinar to AgForce members about the Plan, its progress with implementation and steps to consider to run a co-ordinated local feral pig management program.

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

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

RSPCA Australia Animal Welfare Seminar 2022- Animal Welfare in a Changing Climate

The RSPCA Animal Welfare Seminar 2022 will be held online on the afternoons of Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 February 2022.

6th Annual ALCA’s Private Land Conservation Conference, PLC2022: Recover, Restore, Redouble.

The conference will take place on the 8-10 March 2022 at Doltone House Darling Island In Sydney, hosted by the NSW Biodiversity Conservation Trust. ALCA’s PLC2022 Conference will drive a forward-looking public agenda through the sharing of ideas, knowledge and experiences to build insights, inform action and shape outcomes.

2022 NSW Landcare and Local Land Services Conference 'Rethink, Renew, Recharge'

The conference will take place at the Mantra Twin Towns in Tweed Heads from the 15 – 17 of March 2022. Landcarers from around the state will converge on the far north coast community of Tweed Heads in 2022 for the NSW Landcare and Local Land Services conference ‘Rethink, Renew, Recharge’.

2022 NTCA Annual Industry Conference

The NTCA’s AGM, Conference and Gala Dinner is one of the premier agricultural conferences in Australia and is the highlight of the North Australian calendar. This conference will be held on the 23rd- 25th March 2022. The NTCA Annual Industry Conference is a two-day* intensive program that challenges industry to consider and discuss the emerging issues facing current and future generations of producers.

2nd Australian Biosecurity Symposium- a decade of biosecurity: turning a moment into a movement

The 2022 Australian Biosecurity Symposium to be held 3-5 May on the Gold Coast, QLD is hosted by Animal Health Australia, the Invasive Species Council, the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions and Plant Health Australia. Abstracts close 5pm Fri 28 Jan 2022 AEST

Pest Animal Management

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

Other Resources

Some websites to visit for more information.

Invasive animal resources

Action Plans