Welcome to DEPI's possum pages. These pages contain background information on possums and suggestions for minimising problems caused by possums.
We have also provided an email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) where we invite you to share your successful possum deterrent strategies.
Living with Possums
Suggestions about how to live with possums successfully.
All you needed to know about possums.
Problems caused by possums in urban areas
Guidelines for Managing Damage Caused by Common Brushtail Possums in Municipal Parks
Governor in Council Order 10 July 2003
Sets out the legal provisions relating to trapping possums.
Possum Nest Box Suppliers
Summary of study by Deakin University into 14 possum repellents.
List of potential repellents for possums.
Summary of study by Deakin University of relocated Common Brushtail Possums.
About possums in Victoria
Description and photo of a representative species from each of the five families of possums and gliders in Victoria.