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Departmental media releases

  • Shark control equipment restored after cyclone event

    Shark control equipment is now back in place at South East Queensland beaches following a cyclonic weather event.


  • Black jewfish season opens

    Queensland’s East coast black jewfish fisheries will reopen, and the Gulf of Carpentaria’s catch limit for black jewfish will reset, on 1 January 2022 to commercial and recreational fishers.


  • Protect your pooch from ticks
    • Now is the time to protect your dog against ticks which are more prevalent during the wet season.
    • The brown dog tick can transmit a deadly bacteria which causes the disease ehrlichiosis.
    • Keep your dog away from tick infested areas as much as possible and inspect them regularly for any ticks.


  • First seasonal workers for St George

    In a first for remote regional areas of Queensland, on-farm quarantine arrangements at St George have been approved for 34 seasonal workers from Tonga.


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