Biosecurity alerts

Alerts provide important information about current key issues in Queensland's biosecurity.


7 February 2023
Second confirmed detection of guava root-knot nematode in Queensland
Guava root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne enterolobii) (GRKN) has been confirmed on a second property in Queensland at Hervey Bay.

18 April 2023
Bee confident Queensland is free of varroa mite
Now is the time for all beekeepers in Queensland to check your hives for varroa mite and other exotic pests.

23 December 2022
Guava root-knot nematode detected in North Queensland
Biosecurity Queensland is working with a North Queensland landholder after guava root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne enterolobii) was detected on their property.

21 July 2022
Emergency animal disease: essential information

Livestock owners including those with cattle, buffalo, camels, sheep, goats, deer and pigs are encouraged to be prepared, vigilant and on the lookout for lumpy skin disease (LSD), foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and African swine fever (ASF).