Feral Deer Control Kit for Victoria

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  • Bennett A., Fedrigo M. and J. Greet (2021) A field method for rapidly assessing deer density and impacts in forested ecosystems. Ecological Management and Restoration, 27th September, 2021.

    Centre For Invasive Species Solutions (2023) ‘The role of wild deer in the transmission of diseases of livestock’ available at Wild deer transmission of diseases to livestock

    Claridge, A.W. (2016) Ecological and agricultural impacts of introduced deer in the Australian Alps. A final report to the Australian Alps Liaison Committee. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Queanbeyan NSW 2620, Australia.

    Davis N.E., Bennett A., Forsyth D.M., Bowman D.M.J.S., Lefroy E.C., Wood S.W., Woolnough A.P., West P., Hampton J.O. and Johnson C.N. (2016) A systematic review of the impacts and management of introduced deer (family Cerivdae) in Australia. Wildlife Research43, 515-532.

    DEECA (2023). Victoria’s Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (Flora and Fauna Guarantee Amendment Act 2019 came into effect on 1 June 2020). More Information: FFH conserving threatened species .

    DELWP (2015) DELWP Output delivery standards, for the delivery of environmental activities. The Department of Land, Water and Planning. East Melbourne, Victoria. DELWP Output Delivery Standards

    DELWP (2020) Victorian Deer Control Strategy, the Department of Land, Water and Planning. East Melbourne, Victoria. Available at: deer control strategy

    DELWP (2021& 2023) Peri-urban Deer Control Plan 2021-26, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning: East Melbourne. Available at: Regional Deer Control Plans

    FE (2022) Counting the doe: an analysis of the economic, social & environmental cost of feral deer in Victoria. A report for the Invasive Species Council. Frontier Economics: Melbourne. Available at: Counting The Doe

    Forsyth, D.M., Stamation, K. and Woodford, L. (2015). Distributions of Fallow Deer, Red Deer, Hog Deer and Chital Deer in Victoria. Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research Unpublished Client Report for the Biosecurity Branch, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources. Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Heidelberg, Victoria.

    GMA (2023) Game Management Authority online information available at: Hunting – Game Management Authority (gma.vic.gov.au)

    FS (2023) FeralScan online information on deer on the DeerScan page and a deer identification brochure. Available at: Deer Scan

    HWS (2023) Healthy Waterways Strategy 2018-2028 Port Phillip and Westernport Victoria, track actions, Case Studies, 2021 Deer oh dear! available online at: Healthy Waterways Deer oh dear

    ISC (2023) Invasive Species Council online information available at: Invasive Species Council: Feral deer

    Mitta Valley Landcare Group Website (2023) available at: Mitta Valley Landcare

    Mulvaney, J., Seddon, J. and Orgill, O. (2017). Monitoring Impacts of Sambar Deer (Rusa unicolour) on Forests in the Cotter Catchment, ACT. Monitoring design and initial findings. Technical Report. Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate, ACT Government, Canberra.

    NFDAP (2023) National Feral Deer Action Plan available at: National Feral Deer Action Plan.

    NSC (2023) Nillumbik Shire Council information sheets deer control available at: Nillumbik Council: advice on Deer

    PD (2023) Pest Detective online information from New Zealand on Red Deer Cervus elaphus available at: Pest detective NZ Red deer

    Tuckwell C. (2003) The Deer Farming Handbook available at: Deer farming handbook

    VGG (2022) Victorian Government Gazette No. S568, Wednesday 19 October 2022, Wildlife Act 1975, Wildlife (Control of Deer on Public Land) Order No. 1/2022, Order in Council available at: Control of Deer on public land

    VicGov (2023) Wildlife Management and Control Authorisations, The Victorian Government Website. Available at: Wildlife management and control authorisations: Victorian Government