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Need help with pest animals?

We provide a free service

We provide a free service

Farmers and landholders do not need to pay to register for the program and there is no fee for our members' pest control services.

You have total control

You have total control

Farmers and landholders have total control over who comes onto their property and what conditions our members must follow.

 Accredited shooters only

Accredited shooters only

SSAA members registered for this program have undertaken a shooting skill test that is equivalent to tests undertaken by professional shooters.

Covered by insurance

Covered by insurance

All SSAA members participating in this program are covered by the association's $20 million public liability and personal accident cover.

Testimonials

I have found the Farmer Assist program to be extremely helpful in controlling feral animals on our drought stricken property. I would recommend the program to other farmers.

Pat H, Longreach

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1 week ago

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How long has it been since you have last checked or updated your SSAA Farmer Assist profile details? Out-of-date details is the main reason members miss out on receiving important messages from the SSAA Farmer Assist team or even worst a... job alert! Don't miss out on a chance to participate in the program, check and update your details today. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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We have now helped over 300 landholders with pest control... and this is only the beginning. It's good to see the jobs board with a selection of jobs from a number of different states. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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If you haven't completed this survey yet... make sure you get it done today!

Your feral cat culling efforts are important to help save our native animals. We are Part of the Solution.TOMORROW IS THE FINAL DAY OF THE RMIT FERAL CAT SURVEY!

This photo is a stark reminder of the impact of feral cats. Despite being Australia's heaviest venomous snake, the mulga snake came off second best in its battle with a feral cat on an outback Australian Wildlife Conservancy property, near Cunnamulla in Western Queensland.

If you haven't already, I encourage you to complete the RMIT Feral Cat Survey and have your say.

It only takes five minutes, but it will provide critical information.

Whether you are a conservation professional, farmer, Indigenous ranger or member of the community, please click on the link below and help us get a national picture of action in the fight against #extinction.

Here are links to the survey -

For individuals - bit.ly/FeralCatSurvey-Individuals
For organisations - bit.ly/FeralCatSurvey-Orgs
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1 month ago

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For those members willing to travel out to western Queensland to assist a farmer... we have a job on the system situated west of Quilpie. Log on and check if it's suitable for you. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Do you have a SSAA Farmer Assist success story to share? We are looking for a few members who would be happy to be part of a story regarding SSAA members helping farmers with pest animals problems. If you are interested please PM us with your contact details. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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The Australian Government have enlisted the support of RMIT University to assess the national effort managing #feralcats and need Australians from across the nation to help understand the role that the community is playing.

“We know that farmers, recreational shooters and Indigenous rangers are just some of the groups tackling this threat and I want to be able to recognise the community’s contributions at the national level,” said Dr Sally Box, the Threatened Species Commissioner.

Links to the surveys can be found below:

Organisations: bit.ly/FeralCatSurvey-Orgs
Individuals: bit.ly/FeralCatSurvey-Individuals

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