Eradication, surveillance and disease control programs
Many plant pests have the potential to cause serious economic and social problems for Queensland's communities. Biosecurity Queensland minimises the risk through surveillance, eradication and containment programs for serious pests.
Economically damaging exotic fruit fly in Australia are the native Queensland fruit fly and the introduced Mediterranean fruit fly
Biosecurity Queensland conducts pest inspections around Brisbane and other regional areas as part of a national early warning surveillance program for exotic plant pests