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Find information on the prevention and management of biosecurity threats.
Inquiry into the management of retired racehorses
Take action now—prevent African swine fever
Anyone entering a property where animals are kept must comply with the property’s biosecurity management plan
Find out about the fire ant treatment season, which runs from September 2018 to June 2019
Applying to change the cattle tick line
The Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has implemented movement restrictions from Caloundra to the New South Wales border due to the detection of the virus that causes white spot
If you live or work in a fire ant biosecurity zone, you may need a permit to move material
Keep updated about the new Biosecurity Regulations being developed
Keep updated with current information about Panama outbreak
There’s a nest of feral Asian honey bees in this picture. Can you spot it? (We’ll show you the answer later today). The Asian honey bees recently found in Townsville were carrying tiny varroa mites (Varroa jacobsoni), which could transmit...
Situation update: Horses on property near Toowoomba Thank you to everyone who has expressed concern over the welfare of eight horses on a property near Toowoomba. Please be assured that the horses are being cared for and fed appropriately to...
“Take only memories, leave only footprints.” In other words, when you come home from holidays, make sure you leave the weeds behind! Where possible, stick to designated roads and tracks to avoid weeds, or clean all vehicles, tents, tools, boots...
Did you know the National Red Imported Fire Ant Eradication Program has treated over half a million hectares of land for fire ants since 2017? 😲 That’s the same size as almost 70,000 Suncorp Stadiums! But are we winning the...
Fire ant bait treatment by helicopter
For more information, visit daf.qld.gov.au/fireants or call 13 25 23.
Biosecurity Qld Snapshot
Biosecurity: Are you ready?
Localised fire ant eradication program shows promise in the west
For more information on the fire ant program, visit www.daf.qld.gov.au/fireants.
There’s a nest of feral Asian honey bees in this picture. Can you spot it? (We’ll show you the answer later today). The Asian honey bees recently found in Townsville were carrying ...
“Take only memories, leave only footprints.” In other words, when you come home from holidays, make sure you leave the weeds behind!
Where possible, stick to designated roads and ...
Do you have ring-shaped spots on your pawpaws?
Papaya ringspot virus poses a serious threat to Queensland's $25 million papaya (or pawpaw, or papaw) industry, which is located mos...
Friday funny courtesy of 9 year old Jamie 😆
Did you know the Grey-headed Flying fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) is Australia’s only endemic flying fox?
While they’re mostly found in...
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