Cost of pest animals in NSW


As part of the Commission's 2016 Pest Animal Review, the Commission engaged Dr Ross McLeod to update the two most recent and comprehensive national studies into the economic costs of pest animals which were conducted by McLeod (2004) and Gong et al. (2009).

This updated work revealed that the impacts from rabbits, wild dogs, pigs, introduced birds, foxes, carp and feral goats cost the NSW economy at least $170 million per annum.

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