The full version of the Macquarie Island Pest Eradication Project Plan July 2008 can be downloaded as a PDF (508 Kb)
The Project Plan (this document) is one of a number of documents comprising the Macquarie Island Pest Eradication Plan (the Plan). The Plan is a joint initiative of the Australian and Tasmanian Governments and has the goal of restoring ecological diversity to Macquarie Island, achieved primarily by the eradication of vertebrate pest species from the island – European rabbits, ship rats and house mice.
A number of sub-plans have been or are being developed to outline how various components of the Plan will be designed and implemented. The purpose of each of these sub-plans is presented in this document.
Preparation and coordination of sub-plans will be undertaken by the project team and approved by the Steering Committee established to oversee the implementation of the Project. This Project Plan outlines the scope of the Project, and associated objectives and outcomes. It also sets out governance arrangements and how the management of the project is structured. Issues and risks are identified and an abbreviated work plan shown.