Scat and hair analysis was carried out by Barbara Triggs (c/- Dead Finish, Genoa). Kevin Grover (Friends of Herring Island) provided back-round information on island rehabilitation measures. The following people were consulted on technical matters relating to wildlife management: Peter Myrioniuk (Melbourne Zoo), Clive Marks (DCNR, Keith Turnbull Research Institute), Alan Webster (DCNR, Port Phillip Area), John Belling (DCNR, Organ Pipes National Park), Malcome Brown (Melbourne Parks and Waterways, SE Region), V. Hurley (DCNR, Arthur Rylah Institute of Environmental Research).