Conserving Australia’s threatened native mammals in predator-invaded, fire-prone landscapes

Date: 25, Aug, 2021
Author(s): Bronwyn Hradsky  

Inappropriate fire regimes and predation by introduced species each pose a major threat to Australia’s native mammals. They also potentially interact, an issue that is likely to be contributing to the ongoing collapse of native mammal communities across Australia. This factsheet summarises the current state of knowledge on how introduced and native predators in Australia respond to fire, and their impacts on native mammals in burnt landscapes.