Work with your neighbours

Work with neighbours and land managers to develop a long-term plan to control rabbit populations across the local landscape.

Work with neighbours and land managers to develop a long-term plan to control rabbit populations across the local landscape. This reduces the risk of re-invasion. Work with local community groups such as Landcare, local Natural Resource Management organisations and Crown Land managers.

Beginning of a project.
Continue to follow up with neighbours and other stakeholders to discuss your local program.

Larger areas can be managed and treated for long-term control. Shared costs can reduce the financial burden and grants may be available. You get to network with others and share the problem together.


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Cultural Heritage Awareness

Landholders must be careful to avoid further damage to the environment (including waterways) and Aboriginal cultural heritage sites when using machinery. Be aware of your legal obligations and obtain the necessary permits. Aboriginal Cultural Heritage may be found during works at any time, at any place. If suspected heritage is discovered, work is to cease and a Preliminary Report Form must be completed and sent to If you are unsure, seek advice from Agriculture VictoriaDepartment of Environment, Land, Water and PlanningFirst Peoples – State Relations (formerly Aboriginal Victoria) or your local council.

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