Biosecurity alerts

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


6 June 2024

Update on Victorian high pathogenicity avian influenza (HPAI) response

High pathogenicity avian influenza (HPAI) has now been detected on four Victorian poultry farms following comprehensive and ongoing surveillance.

26 February 2024

Varroa mite detected at the Port of Brisbane with a Movement Control Order now in place

A single varroa mite has been found in a sentinel beehive at the Port of Brisbane after a routine inspection by Biosecurity Queensland.

15 February 2024

Freshwater golden clam found along Brisbane River

A highly invasive species of clam, freshwater gold clam (Corbicula fluminea), has been detected for the first time in Australia at several places along the Brisbane River at Savages Crossing, Colleges Crossing and Riverside Park.

22 January 2024

Changes to methyl bromide treatment for Queensland fruit fly control in mango and plum

We have been informed of proposed amendments to the use of methyl bromide as a disinfestation option for Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni) in states currently free of the pest.