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Departmental media releases

  • Scientific review informs industry of a way forward in the management of Panama TR4

    An independently commissioned review into Panama disease tropical race 4 (Panama TR4) in Far North Queensland has provided a list of research priorities to help guide industry to manage the disease in the long term.


  • 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.


  • Cane burn to short circuit electric ant spread

    An overgrown sugar cane field at Smithfield will be burnt soon to help Biosecurity Queensland eradicate electric ants.


  • Flick the tick, help stop ehrlichiosis

    Dog owners and veterinarians are being urged to be dog’s best friend by remaining vigilant to stop the spread of the tick-borne disease, ehrlichiosis.


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