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Biosecurity news

Biosecurity Queensland's newsletter covers animal health, plant health, weeds and pest animals, changes in legislation, upcoming events and news stories.


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Winter 2018:
In this issue:

  • Have your say on a national vision for biosecurity
  • Outstanding contribution to plant biosecurity science
  • Everything you need to know about electric ants in Queensland
  • Cattle tick + multi-topic roadshow coming to a town near you!

Autumn 2018
In this issue:

  • Queenslanders get behind responsible dog breeding
  • Upskilling Biosecurity Queensland field staff
  • 10-year fire ant eradication plan for SEQ
  • Minimising the impacts of white spot disease

Summer 2018
In this issue:

  • Countdown to Exercise Border Bridge
  • QATC and AgForce collaborate to boost biosecurity strength in Queensland
  • Stay tough on weeds this summer
  • Biosecurity Queensland visits Nepal for foot-and-mouth disease preparedness
  • Carp control community briefing sessions
  • Biosecurity Alerts: Be informed first

Spring 2017
In this issue:

  • Biosecurity Partners' Forum and National Biosecurity Committee Roundtable
  • Biosecurity Queensland's seafood ad wins award
  • Fire ants on target for destruction
  • Queenslanders take the lead on dog breeder registration
  • Be a mate, check your bait
  • Panama TR4 Program update on second detection
  • Invasive Plants and Animals highlights
  • Biosecurity Queensland officer profile

Winter 2017
In this issue:

  • Planning for the future of Biosecurity Queensland
  • Unregistered dog breeders barking up the wrong tree
  • Asian green mussel near Weipa
  • Let's eradicate limnocharis together
  • Johne's disease cattle management
  • New regulation introduced for white spot in Queensland
  • Wash-down designs to combat Panama disease now available
  • Keep an eye out for fire ants in winter
  • Red witchweed Eradication Response Plan