Scientists working at physical containment level four (PC4), the highest level available.

Safeguarding Australia

Providing an integrated approach to Australia's national biosecurity combining world-leading scientific expertise with cutting-edge diagnostic, surveillance and response capabilities.

Invasive species in the rangelands and savannas

Invasive plants and animals (including invertebrates) are now the second biggest threat to national biodiversity after habitat loss

Justin Leonard: Leading bushfire impact and vulnerability research

Justin Leonard’s research interests are in bushfire mechanism interaction with infrastructure and the context of bushfire losses including community behaviour and fire fighter safety.

Mesquite biocontrol with the leaf-tier, Evippe sp. #1

This fact sheet describes research on Evippe sp. #1, a leaf tying-moth from Argentina that was released in Australia as a biological control on the introduced invasive weeds species mesquite.

Avian Influenza research

To develop a closer understanding of the host-pathogen response to avian influenza.

Dr Cameron Stewart: studying the host-virus interaction to provide new anti-viral strategies

Dr Stewart is part of a research team at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory that is developing innovative and novel approaches to fight highly pathogenic viruses such as Hendra virus.

New flowsheet brings battery recycling a step closer

The recovery and purification of cobalt and lithium from spent batteries could be a step closer through the use of new solvent extraction (SX) processes.

Global Carbon Project figures

A factsheet detailing the 2007 data for the Global Carbon Project, a joint international project on the global carbon cycle.

Wild radish impacts on crop production in southern Australia

Wild radish has a major economic impact on crop production in southern Australia, with herbicide expenditure alone on this weed exceeding A$40 million annually and herbicide resistance an increasing problem.

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