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Rabbit Management Strategy 2021-2031

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Community members are invited to provide feedback on Council's Draft Rabbit Management Strategy 2021-2031 and Draft Rabbit Management Action Plan 2021-2031 from 7 October to 4 November 2021.

Golden Plains Shire Council Rabbit Management Strategy and Action Plan

About

About: 

The Draft Rabbit Management Strategy 2021-2031 is a strategic plan that sets out Council’s vision and goals regarding the management of rabbits on Council land and across the broader community. Developed in line with industry best practice and research, the Draft Strategy provides historical and legislative context and background information regarding rabbit biology and ecology.

The Draft Rabbit Management Action Plan 2021-2031 details the actions Council will take to meet over the next 10 years to deliver on the vision and goals of the Rabbit Management Strategy. The Action Plan illustrates Council’s current rabbit management program and provides background on best practice rabbit management methodologies.

How you can be involved

How You Can Be Involved: 

The Draft Rabbit Management Strategy 2021-2031 and Draft Rabbit Management Action Plan 2021-2031 are on public exhibition from 7 October to 4 November 2021

To read the Draft Strategy and the Draft Action Plan, click on the links below. Hard copies are available at Council's Customer Service Centres at 2 Pope Street, Bannockburn and 19 Heales Street, Smythesdale.

Read the Draft Strategy

Read the Draft Action Plan

Community members may provide feedback on the Draft Strategy and Draft Action Plan during the public exhibition period. To make a submission:

Submissions close at 11.59pm, Thursday 4 November, 2021.

What Happens Next

What Happens Next: 

Council will consider all submissions for incorporation into the final Draft Rabbit Management Strategy 2021-2031 and Draft Rabbit Management Action Plan 2021-2031, which will be presented for adoption at a Council meeting in late 2021.

Timeline

7 October 2021

Public exhibition period begins. Feedback opens.

4 November 2021

Public exhibition period ends. Feedback closes.

Late 2021

Final Strategy and final Action Plan considered for adoption by Council

Contact Information

Dale Smithyman
Natural Resources Officer
5220 7111
Project Category: 
Environment
Last Updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Project Status: 
Current Project
The Draft Rabbit Management Strategy 2021-2031 and Draft Rabbit Management Action Plan 2021-2031 are on public exhibition from 7 October to 4 November 2021.

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Council acknowledges the traditional Wadawurrung owners of this land. Council pays its respects to Wadawurrung Elders both past and present and extends that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People who are part of Golden Plains Shire.