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Departmental media releases

  • Young Queensland plant science superstar a BHP Awards finalist

    A Darling Downs student is one of 26 in the running to win a national science and engineering competition.


  • New moon brings second fishing closure

    Coral reef fin fish will be off limits again from Sunday, 24 November 2019 when the second of two annual closures commences to protect these fishing during spawning.


  • Toowoomba stock standstill exercise

    While there are stringent controls in place to stop foot and mouth disease (FMD) and other exotic diseases from entering Australia, Biosecurity Queensland is still making sure key sites are prepared for a disease outbreak.


  • More Asian honey bees suspected at Townsville Port

    Biosecurity Queensland is calling on Townsville residents - particularly those living close to the Townsville port - to check their properties for bees following new evidence of Asian honey bee.


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