Tiwi Land Council

 

TIWI ISLANDS CANE TOAD ACTION PLAN -28 MARCH 2001

ACTION RESPONSIBLE PARTY BY WHEN PROGRESS
1. Regulations      
Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act NT Govt As required N/A
Insert clauses in contractual agreements with co Tiwi As required As required
       
2. Awareness      
Tiwi Islands      
Articles in Tiwi Times Tiwi from June/July 2001 Completed & ongoing
Tiwi Poster Tiwi by October 2003 In preparation
Signs at barge landings Tiwi by October 2003 Completed

Junior Ranger activities

Parks & Wildlife from June/July 2001 1 completed; ongoing
Mainland      

Brochures for shipping companies, relevant businesses, contractors, relevant recreational organisations etc.

Tiwi 2003 dry season Completed
Information sheets attached to permits   2003 dry season Completed & ongoing
Signs at barge landings, airline terminals etc.   by October 2003 In progress
       
3. Training      

Cane toad identification

Tiwi with advice & assistance from Parks & Wildlife Service 2003 dry season In preparation
Identification of likely hiding places
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Monitoring for cane toads
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Eradication methods
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4. Implementation      
Tiwi Islands      
Monitoring incoming freight Tiwi/Business operators from when cane toads reach Darwin Ongoing
Monitoring freight premises and buildings " " "
Identifying other areas where cane toads might enter Islands Tiwi with advice & assistance by 2003 dry season Completed
Monitoring other likely areas (campsites etc.) Tiwi by 2003 dry season Completed & ongoing
Reporting sightings To Councils from when cane toads reach Darwin Ongoing
Eradication Tiwi/Business operators As required As required
Mainland      
Construction of washdown bay and exclusion storage areas Tiwi Barge by end of 2003 dry season In progress
Monitoring outgoing freight (add a box on consignment notes certifying that the goods have been inspected for cane toads?) Shipper/Shipping company from when cane toads reach Darwin In progress
Monitoring mainland premises and buildings Shipping company
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Reporting sightings To Parks & Wildlife
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Ongoing
Eradication Shipping company with advice & assistance from Parks & Wildlife
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As required