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Departmental media releases

  • Keep your boat hull clean
    • Boat owners should keep their hulls clean to minimise any further spread of an exotic marine pest known as white colonial sea squirt.

    16-Mar-2020

  • More armyworm detections in Far North Queensland

    More detections of the invasive moth pest fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) have been made in Far North Queensland.

    03-Mar-2020

  • Panama disease tropical race 4 confirmed on fourth commercial banana farm

    Key points:

    • Previously suspected fourth case of Panama TR4 on Tully Valley farm confirmed by final conclusive test
    • Biosecurity Queensland officers support affected grower to resume operations within days of notice (after initial test)
    • Fourth detection reinforces the need for growers to implement and maintain robust on-farm biosecurity measures to protect their farms and the wider banana industry.

    28-Feb-2020

  • First mainland detection of fall armyworm

    The invasive moth pest fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) has been found on Australia’s mainland for the first time.

    19-Feb-2020

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