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  • Fraser Island: Anglers await reopening of closed waters

    Waters between Indian Head and Waddy Point will be open to Fraser Island anglers from midday 30 September 2017.


  • New fire ant detection at Beaudesert

    Biosecurity Queensland’s National Red Imported Fire Ant Eradication Program Director, Geoff Kent said through routine surveillance, program officers discovered and confirmed three fire ant nests in Beaudesert on 20 September 2017.


  • A new kind of farmhand takes to the skies

    Monitoring a mob of sheep can be done over a morning cup of tea in the paddock thanks to the latest in agricultural remote monitoring technology.


  • No further fire ants found at Lowood

    Biosecurity Queensland has completed its surveillance for red imported fire ants in Lowood, following a detection in August 2017.


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