Responding to incursions of invasive species not known to be present in Western Australia is the highest priority for the Invasive Species Program.
For declared animals known to be present in WA, a high priority list was developed that identifies those pest animal species that will have the greatest impact upon agricultural enterprises.
For further details, refer to the Invasive Species Position Statement No.3 - Priority Declared Species - Agricultural Impact, which can be downloaded from this page.
|Priority Number||Declared Animal Species|
Northern Palm Squirrel
Canis dingo, Canis lupus familiaris, Canis dingo x Canis lupus familiaris
Red deer, wapita, elk
Camelus dromedarius (feral)
Equus asinus (feral)
(northern and central wheatbelt subspecies)
Cacatua pastinator butleri
Equus caballus (feral)