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For all media enquiries about agriculture, fisheries, forestry or biosecurity activities in Queensland, our media team can be contacted by emailing media@daf.qld.gov.au.

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Departmental media releases

  • Get rid of parasites like a boss
    • Cattle producers have a new online resource with the latest information on control of ticks, buffalo fly, worms and lice
    • With parasites costing the cattle industry more than $350 million a year, www.paraboss.com.au has the latest information on parasite control.

    16-Jul-2021

  • Look out for limnocharis
    • North Queensland is under threat from an exotic weed called limnocharis.
    • It’s an invader that chokes waterways causing serious environmental and agricultural problems.
    • We need everybody to be on the lookout and report anything suspicious.

    28-Jun-2021

  • QBFP launches new patrol boat and celebrates 40-year career

    In a twin celebration, Queensland’s Boating and Fisheries Patrol (QBFP) has launched a new patrol boat, and honoured a veteran officer’s long and distinguished career with the service.

    25-Jun-2021

  • Commercial fishers working on beaches this mullet season
    • Beach goers need to stay clear of commercial fishing boats currently launching and netting close to the shoreline.
    • Every year, we receive calls about the size and location of nets close to the shoreline.
    • Commercial fishing for mullet is permitted in tidal waters within 400 metres of land.

    23-Jun-2021

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