Policies and Strategies
Invasive species regulatory improvement study
The Biosecurity unit of the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources has carried out a study of its regulation of invasive species, with the help of the Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission. The study aimed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the regulation of invasive species in Victoria by formalising a risk based approach.
Invasive Plants and Animals Policy Framework
The Invasive Plants and Animals Policy Framework (IPAPF) presents the overarching Victorian Government approach to the management of existing and potential invasive species, within the context of the Biosecurity Strategy for Victoria.
It replaces the former policy, the Victorian Pest Management – A Framework for Action, 2002.
The accompanying weeds and vertebrate pests module sets out specific actions for the Victorian Government in this area.
Non-indigenous birds in Victoria
The department developed a new risk-based approach to the management of non-indigenous birds in Victoria, in line with broader principles for managing biosecurity risks.