Brisbane enjoys many beautiful natural areas with abundant wildlife. Unfortunately many species have been introduced into the natural environment and these pest species compete for food and shelter and prey on native animals. The effective management of these pest animal species is therefore essential to ensure the long-term survival of the native species that still remain amongst us.
Brisbane City Council is committed to addressing pest animal management to ensure the protection of native species and their habitats.
Exotic species are introduced to both land and water environments where they threaten native plants and animals.
Learn about the local pests and how to control them and reduce their environmental, social and economic impact.
Find out what is a pest animal or plant, what Council is doing and what you can do to help control these pests.
Declared plants are those identified by the Queensland Government as undesirable species are listed in the Biosecurity Act 2014. Find out more about the plant and animal species you need to report to Council or to Biosecurity Queensland.
Council has released the Invasive Species Management Plan 2013 - 2017. The document contains links to pest descriptions and control methods for ants, cane toads, mosquitoes, rodents and weeds.
Information about the common myna.
How to remove unwanted cane toads. Includes a brief history of the introduction of the cane toad to Australia.
Prevention and control of feral cats including exclusion fencing and cat traps.