Wicks, S., Mazur, K., Please, P., Ecker, S., & Buetre, B. (2014). An integrated assessment of the impact of wild dogs in Australia. ABARES Research report no. 14.4, Canberra.
Wild dogs are a significant pest animal in Australia. They are widespread in Queensland, the Northern Territory and much of Western Australia and South Australia, as well as being present in parts of New South Wales and Victoria. Wild dogs are known to have a significant detrimental effect on the agricultural sector (market impacts), but they also cause non-market impacts in terms of adverse social impacts and environmental damage. These impacts are described in more detail below.