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Biosecurity eNewsletter

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

Summer 2016
In this issue:

  • Restrictions in place to control prawn disease  
  • Fire ant bait treatment underway
  • Drones to spray and monitor crops in Queensland
  • Be prepared for the upcoming disaster season
  • Varroa mite eradication team announced  
  • Renewed community vigilance for Panama  
  • A community response to fireweed  
  • New app strengthens biosecurity
  • Keeping summer spray drift free

Spring 2016
In this issue:  

  • Restrictions on river activity to contain prawn disease
  • New biosecurity strategy for Queensland
  • Changes to horse registration and movement requirements  
  • New cattle tick laws for Queensland
  • Favourable vote to buyout infected banana farm
  • Bee surveillance continues in Townsville
  • Very hungry caterpillars help control Parkinsonia
  • Gladstone declared fire ant free

Summer 2015-16
In this issue:

  • New legislation to end puppy farms
  • Panama disease tropical race 4 Program update
  • Asian Honey Bee restricted area removed
  • Gladstone set to eradicate fire ants within months
  • West Indian drywood termite consultation - Have your say!
  • Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) preparedness program
  • New biocontrol agent to control cactus in Queensland
  • Cattle tick consultation closes soon

Spring 2015
In this issue: 

  • $15M to tackle pest animals and weeds
  • QLD's cattle tick regulations are taking shape
  • Fire ant dogs are deployed in the Northern Territory for a browsing ant trial
  • The latest on Panama disease tropical race 4
  • The new QDOG committee is announced, and more...

July 2015
In this issue:

  • Learn about the new Exhibited Animals Act 2015
  • The latest on Panama disease tropical race 4
  • The foot-and-mouth disease emergency vaccination exercise
  • Have your say on Queensland's biosecurity review and more...

May 2015
In this issue: 

  • Find out the latest on the Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus detection in North Queensland and efforts to contain Panama disease tropical race 4 in Queensland's banana industry
  • Learn about the new biosecurity laws for Queensland
  • The national livestock standstill exercise
  • How to 'Join the ant hunt' and more...

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Last updated 28 February 2018