Prevention and control program for invasive biosecurity matter

A prevention and control program for invasive biosecurity matter has been authorised for 2017/18 under the Biosecurity Act 2014.

Biosecurity matter

The biosecurity program relates to invasive biosecurity matter. The program applies to Invasive Biosecurity Matter that is prohibited matter listed in Table A or restricted matter listed in Table B in each of the local government areas listed in Table A or Table B in the authorisation document

Purpose and scope

The purpose of the program is:

  • to prevent the entry, establishment or spread of biosecurity matter listed in Column A of Table A in the parts of Queensland listed in Column B of Table A where the biosecurity matter poses a significant biosecurity risk and
  • to manage, reduce or eradicate the biosecurity matter listed in Column A of Table B in parts of Queensland listed in Column B of Table B where the biosecurity matter could pose a significant biosecurity risk.

Authorised officers may enter land to take action to destroy the invasive biosecurity matter to which the program relates.

Commencement and duration

The program starts on 15 September 2017 and will continue until 30 June 2018.

Access to biosecurity program

A copy of the authorisation document of the prevention and control program for invasive biosecurity matter (PDF, 941.7KB) is available for inspection at all Department of Agriculture and Fisheries offices.

A free copy can be provided on request by contacting our Customer Service Centre on 13 25 23.

Last updated 28 August 2017